How much does a Sommelier make in the United States?

Average Sommelier Yearly Salary in the United States

Sommeliers earn an average yearly salary of $40,440. Salaries typically start from $25,980 and go up to $59,500.

Average Sommelier Hourly Wage in the United States

Sommeliers earn an average hourly wage of $19.44. Hourly wages typically start from $12.49 and go up to $28.61.

Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Employment Type Mix

72%
Full-Time
28%
Part-Time

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Sommelier demographics

Salary Satisfaction

3.0
SCORE
85
RATINGS
Sommeliers average a score of 3.0 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Sommeliers in the 45th percentile of salary satisfaction.

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Sommelier satisfaction

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Sommelier Earnings by Seniority

Top End Sommelier Earnings

The highest earning Sommeliers in the United States earn:

$28.61
an hour
$59,500
per year
Senior Sommelier Earnings

Senior Sommeliers in the United States earn:

$24.04
an hour
$50,000
per year
Experienced Sommelier Earnings

Experienced Sommeliers in the United States earn:

$18.00
an hour
$37,440
per year
Junior Sommelier Earnings

Junior Sommeliers in the United States earn:

$15.38
an hour
$32,000
per year
Starting Sommelier Earnings

Starting Sommeliers in the United States earn:

$12.49
an hour
$25,980
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Sommelier Salary Comparison

Sommeliers earn more than 77% percent of similar careers in the United States.

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Sommelier Salary $40k
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Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)