Average Sommelier Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Sommelier is $60,099 in 2024

Base Salary
$43k - $83k
$2k - $18k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
$3k - $20k
Total Pay
$30k - $83k
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What Do Sommeliers Do?

Sommelier Tasks
  • Select and purchase wines within budget parameters.
  • Help guest select wines.
  • Develop strategies and train employees in order to increase wine sales.
  • Maintain and update wine costs an inventory lists.
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FAQs About Sommeliers

What is the highest pay for Sommeliers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Sommelier is $83k / year

What is the lowest pay for Sommeliers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Sommelier is $43k / year

How can Sommeliers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Sommelier is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Sommelier that oversees more junior Sommeliers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.