One of the hallmarks of the October issue is the annual Salary Survey Report conducted in partnership with Western Management Group. It’s a tale of two industries in a sense, as salaries can differ widely by winery size and by region. The overarching trend is that salaries increased modestly at wineries this year compared to the increases seen the prior year. The labor market is normalizing, much like the wine market is.
When it comes to direct-to-consumer oriented jobs, bonuses are playing more of a role, while the position that saw the largest salary increase this year was “special events coordinator.” Data indicates the gender pay gap could be narrowing, with the industry split 59% male and 41% female with men e... go to issue