Average Winemaker Salary in Australia

AU$71,526
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$5,000
Bonus
AU$15,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Winemaker in Australia is AU$71,526.
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AU$55k
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AU$72k
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AU$92k
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MEDIAN AU$71,526
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Salary
AU$55k - AU$92k
Bonus
AU$2k - AU$15k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$15k
Total Pay
AU$56k - AU$98k

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Job Description for Winemaker

Winemaker Tasks
  • Oversee wine production, including when vintages are ready for sale.
  • Lead wine tastings and represent the organization at events.
  • Control inventory and address shortages with creative solutions.
  • Oversee storage and bottling, including temperatures and hygiene.
  • Conduct quality control and identify flavors and sources of flavors to recommend wines and improve production.

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Popular Skills for Winemaker

Skills in Operations Management and Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Winemaker

An early career Winemaker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$64,573 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Winemaker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$71,678 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Winemaker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$73,779 based on 51 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$71,216.
Employees with Winemaker in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 11.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (8.4% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (4.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (2.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 151 survey responses.
Early Career
17.9%
Mid Career
35.8%
Experienced
33.8%
Late Career
12.6%

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