How much does a Sommelier make in the United States? The average Sommelier salary in the United States is $63,345 as of October 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $48,695 and $77,976. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including
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Sommelier manages the daily activities necessary for maintenance and promotion of the organization's wine collection. Identifies and purchases wines for the organization. Being a Sommelier monitors the conditions of the wine cellar, ensuring optimal storage. Works with the kitchen staff to develop food and wine pairings. Additionally, Sommelier recommends and serves wine to guests. May require an associate degree or its equivalent. May possess or be working towards certification. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. To be a Sommelier typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. (Copyright 2023 Salary.com)... View full job description
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What does a Sommelier do?
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If you always assumed that "Valentine's Day" rhymes with "Champagne," the nation's sommeliers would agree.
February 22, 2020
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Thus, the term "sommelier" may refer to an individual who has completed the sommelier diploma program through the International Sommelier Guild.
February 03, 2020
Sommelier in Washington, DC
The term may also be used to refer to a wine steward, who might not have a sommelier diploma but nevertheless possesses wine expertise gained by attending wine courses at a culinary arts or vocational school.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Sommelier in the United States. The base salary for Sommelier ranges from $48,695 to $77,976 with the average base salary of $63,345. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $61,876 to $77,976 with the average total cash compensation of $63,345.