Winemaker Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Winemaker is $55,390 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. 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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$35,370 - $98,513
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MEDIAN: $55,389
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Winemaker Total Pay (?
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$7.82 - $40.27
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,370 - $98,513  
   
Bonus
$38.78 - $10,406  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $11,920  
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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$31,076 - $106,247  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 146
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$7.82 - $40.27  
   
Overtime
$20.25 - $28.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$38.78 - $10,406  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $11,920  
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).
)
$31,076 - $106,247  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 146
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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.

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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 51%
Experienced
up arrow 26%
National Average
$54,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
25%
female alumni
 
Male
75%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 39%
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