The average salary for a Winemaker is $55,426 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Winemaker Total Pay (?
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$34,516 - $95,899
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MEDIAN: $55,426
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Winemaker Total Pay (?
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$8.07 - $39.73
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,516 - $95,899  
   
Bonus
$40.27 - $10,284  
Profit Sharing
$1,950 - $5,057  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,595 - $101,130  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 154
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$8.07 - $39.73  
   
Overtime
$18.00 - $28.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$40.27 - $10,284  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,950 - $5,057  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,595 - $101,130  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 154
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Job Description for Winemaker
  • Oversee storage and bottling, including temperatures and hygiene.
  • Conduct quality control and identify flavors and sources of flavors to recommend wines and improve production.
  • Control inventory and address shortages with creative solutions.
  • Oversee wine production, including when vintages are ready for sale.
  • Lead wine tastings and represent the organization at events.
Pay by Experience Level for Winemaker
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Winemaker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%
Experienced
up arrow 40%
National Average
$54,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%
Job Satisfaction
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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 25 votes.
Gender
Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 38%
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