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Winemaker Salary

The average pay for a Winemaker is $55,823 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. A skill in Winemaking is associated with high pay for this job.

$33,466 - $96,531
(Median)
$33K
$56K
$97K
MEDIAN: $55,822
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50%
90%

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$10.77 - $40.85
(Median)
$11
$18
$41
MEDIAN: $17.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$33,466 - $96,531  
   
Bonus
$40.27 - $14,833  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $5,000  
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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$30,552 - $100,658  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 147
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.77 - $40.85  
   
Overtime
$22.69 - $29.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$40.27 - $14,833  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $5,000  
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).
)
$30,552 - $100,658  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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.

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Experience Affects Winemaker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

National Average
$55,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 39%
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