Average Winemaker Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Winemaker is $66,777

Base Salary
$40k - $114k
$990 - $16k
Total Pay
$38k - $116k
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What Do Winemakers Do?

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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How do Winemakers Rate Their Jobs?

3.7 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 14 responses, the job of Winemaker has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.69 out of 5. On average, Winemakers are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Winemakers

What is the highest pay for Winemakers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Winemaker is $114k / year

What is the lowest pay for Winemakers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Winemaker is $40k / year

How can Winemakers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Winemaker 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 Winemaker that oversees more junior Winemakers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.