Sommelier Salary in the United States

How much does a Sommelier make in the United States? The average Sommelier salary in the United States is $57,335 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $44,079 and $70,582. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Skills Associated with Sommelier: Customer Service, Food & Beverage Serving, Wine Service and Selection

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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 2019 Salary.com)

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