Sommelier Salary in the US

$51,830
per year
per month
$4,320
per month
per year
Bonus
$5,100/year
Commission
$8,300/year
Bonus
$430/month
Commission
$690/month

Sommelier - Average Salary

The average salary for a Sommelier is $51,830 per year ($4,320 per month), which is $1,660 (-3%) lower than the average salary in the US.
A Sommelier can expect an average starting salary of $37,240. The highest salaries can exceed $81,240.
$37,240
Low
$51,830
Average salary
$81,240
High
$3,100
Low
$4,320
Average salary
$6,770
High
Total pay includes salary, bonus and commission.
$0
$73,000
$146,040
Salary$37,240 - 81,240
Bonus$0 - 15,400
Commission$800 - 49,400
Total Pay$38,040 - 146,040
$0
$6,090
$12,170
Salary$3,100 - 6,770
Bonus$0 - 1,280
Commission$70 - 4,120
Total Pay$3,170 - 12,170

Sommelier Salary Range

Low
$37,240
Average salary
$51,830
Experienced
$63,620
High
$81,240
Low
$3,100
Average salary
$4,320
Experienced
$5,300
High
$6,770
Among Sommeliers in the US, Water Sommeliers and Tea Sommeliers tend to have lower salaries, while Whiskey Sommeliers, Wine Sommeliers and Master Sommeliers enjoy the highest salaries.

Sommelier - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Master Sommelier$65K/year
+26% 
Wine Sommelier$55K/year
+6% 
Whiskey Sommelier$53K/year
+3% 
Beer Sommelier$51K/year
 -2%
Water Sommelier$50K/year
 -4%
Tea Sommelier$49K/year
 -6%

Sommelier - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Sommelier with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $42,580 per year. A mid career Sommelier with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $48,230, while an experienced Sommelier with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $52,850. Sommeliers with more than 20 years of experience earn $50,830 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Sommelier

Experienced▲ +2%
Average Salary$51,830/year
Late Career▼ -2%
Mid Career▼ -7%
Entry Level▼ -18%

Gender Breakdown

Female
33%
Male
67%

Sommelier - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Sommelier jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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