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GlacierBrewing
09-10-2009, 01:37 PM
Howdy all,
After unsuccessful searches of the forum and already contacting the BA, is anyone willing to share with me (anonymous via PM) wages/salaries for the following positions in a 1500bbl/year packaging brewery:
-Head Brewer
-Head Cellar
-Packaging Lead
-Inventory Manager
-Brewery Manager
-Compliance Officer

I know some (or all) of these positions can overlap but it has been quite awhile since these have been reevaluated and ANY input is greatly appreciated. If there is an interest, I'd be willing to share any data I get, minus personal details, with the rest of the forum.

Prost!
Dave

GlacierBrewing
09-12-2009, 05:04 PM
No one wants to share, eh?
C'mon, send me a private email. I'll keep all personal details private. Brewer's Honor! My email is info@glacierbrewing.com
I really need some industry idea of wages and the info I got from the BA has been way too general.

Prost!
Dave

Fred Scheer
09-15-2009, 12:12 PM
Howdy all,
After unsuccessful searches of the forum and already contacting the BA, is anyone willing to share with me (anonymous via PM) wages/salaries for the following positions in a 1500bbl/year packaging brewery:
-Head Brewer
-Head Cellar
-Packaging Lead
-Inventory Manager
-Brewery Manager
-Compliance Officer

I know some (or all) of these positions can overlap but it has been quite awhile since these have been reevaluated and ANY input is greatly appreciated. If there is an interest, I'd be willing to share any data I get, minus personal details, with the rest of the forum.

Prost!
Dave



Wasn't there a Survey done by the BA and
published in The New Brewer.
Fred

GlacierBrewing
09-15-2009, 06:02 PM
Wasn't there a Survey done by the BA and
published in The New Brewer.
Fred
If there was Fred, they (the BA) can't find it!

REV
09-15-2009, 07:21 PM
I found the survey from 2006. You have an email.

GlacierBrewing
09-15-2009, 08:19 PM
I found the survey from 2006. You have an email.
Thank you, REV!

you rock!

Laughing Dog
09-16-2009, 07:20 AM
Rev Can I get a copy of that as well


brewer@laughingdogbrewing.com

thanks

LDB

beerking1
09-16-2009, 07:49 AM
Ditto.

beerking1@verizon.net

Thanks.

REV
09-16-2009, 09:22 AM
Yep, sure can.

burlybeer
09-16-2009, 02:09 PM
I would like a copy as well if its not too much trouble.

burlybeer at gmail.com

Thanks!

freakbrothers
09-17-2009, 04:28 AM
Rev or anyone that has had one sent to them, could you please forward a copy to me as well.
Thanks,
Jeff
freakbrothershomebrew@gmail.com

Fred Scheer
09-17-2009, 07:52 AM
I found the survey from 2006. You have an email.


HI Rev

can I have a copy to???
PLEASE.........

Fredscheer07@comcast.net

Fred Scheer
09-17-2009, 07:52 AM
If there was Fred, they (the BA) can't find it!


That tells you about the BA

freakbrothers
09-17-2009, 11:23 AM
Thanks to everyone that sent the report out.

-Jeff

lagunabrewdude
09-18-2009, 05:05 PM
Could i get that e-mail from one of you also.
lagunabrewdude@yahoo.com
prosit!

DanK
03-25-2010, 03:04 PM
Me too please! Thanks!

billowsbrewery@gmail.com

MatthewS
03-25-2010, 04:20 PM
I am interested in seeing this info.
Matthew

liammckenna
03-26-2010, 04:04 AM
I would love to see a copy of this as well please.

Liam

brewmaster(at)yellowbellybrewery(dot)com

Thanks in advance.

GlacierBrewing
03-26-2010, 11:33 AM
Howdy all,
Sorry for the stupid delay in posting this info. I have no excuse.

I did not get a heck of a lot of feedback on what people are being paid but to those that did respond, Thank You.

Here is a breakdown:

Annual Production 500-1000 bbls: Head Brewer wage= 23k-38k
Asst. Brewer wage=19k

Annual Production 1000-2000 bbls: Head Brewer wage= 38k-60k
Asst. Brewer wage= 28k-34k

Annual Production 20000 bbls: Head Brewer wage= 42k

The average Head Brewer wage from my small data set is $43616.00 and the Asst. Brewer average is $24016.00.
I know these numbers seem kinda' all over that map and don't totally jive with production increase but this is what I found.

From an old New Brewer issue (2006), their survey found the Head Brewer's average wage was 38k (500-1000bbl), 43k (1000-2000) and Asst. Brewer's $10/hr (500-1000bbl), $12/hr (1000-2000bbl). These figures are, of course, four years old and they were for brewpubs.

I'd love to hear more current numbers.

Prost!
Dave

Mavit
03-26-2010, 05:17 PM
Put me on the list too please....yellowheadbrewing@telus.net

Thanks, Mavit.

RedLion
03-28-2010, 02:41 PM
Thanks for the info, If you find anything more current I would appreciate sharing. I'm currently putting together my business plan and feel like help is without question so I needed to know some pay ranges to consider.

lrjc
03-28-2010, 08:08 PM
A company I worked with a few years ago participated in a survey administered by the Mountain States Employers Council (http://www.msec.org/). 15 or so breweries from around the country got together to anonymously have a survey taken of employee pay by position with complete job description and brewery size.

You might be able to purchase the survey. Not sure. I know all of the participating breweries paid for a portion of the survey/project. I think someone from New Belgium's HR department was heading up the project. Seemed as if they were doing it every few years.

You could contact MSEC for info or try the New Belgium HR dept to see about getting involved.

Cheers,
Larry

FigMtnBrewer
07-29-2012, 09:43 AM
Does anyone still have a link to this BA wage survey? AJ@figmtnbrew.com

grilli
09-30-2014, 09:39 AM
Hey, I like reading things. If someone still has it and would like to share, my e-mail is grillenbrewing at gmail dot com.

Otherwise, I think this information might be included in the BA resource directory, right? I figured I'd ask before shelling out that kind of change for a book (before I've even finished writing a business plan).

jawsfree
04-28-2015, 05:00 AM
What is the average salary of a brewer in a production brewery with 2,000-5,000 barrels per year?

jawsfree
05-04-2015, 03:06 PM
What is the average salary of a brewer in a production brewery with 2,000-5,000 barrels per year?

Just bumping this question again.

d_striker
05-18-2015, 09:49 PM
Just bumping this question again.

All of this information is available to BA members. If you aren't a BA member, your brewery really should sign up.

If you are an employee of a brewery/brewpub, ask the owner for the login information. There is a wealth of information available from the BA...

thedrake
08-08-2015, 11:17 PM
in addition to base pay, can anyone out there comment on if and how they have structured bonuses and/or production incentives for head brewers? For instance, sharing a fixed percentage of gross distribution revenue, or a fixed bonus for hitting a quarterly/annual production target? Any input would be helpful. Cheers!

OGBrewer76
10-16-2015, 10:56 AM
Howdy all,
After unsuccessful searches of the forum and already contacting the BA, is anyone willing to share with me (anonymous via PM) wages/salaries for the following positions in a 1500bbl/year packaging brewery:
-Head Brewer
-Head Cellar
-Packaging Lead
-Inventory Manager
-Brewery Manager
-Compliance Officer

I know some (or all) of these positions can overlap but it has been quite awhile since these have been reevaluated and ANY input is greatly appreciated. If there is an interest, I'd be willing to share any data I get, minus personal details, with the rest of the forum.

Prost!
Dave

Maybe I missed something, but why do you need all that staff for 1,500BBL/yr production? Is that a typo and you are producing 15,000BBL/yr.? And on a side note, the average salary for a head brewer will also be impacted by location of said brewery. In some states, you can get away with less, in others you need more. But really, for 1,500 BBLs/yr, you only really need a brewer, maybe an ass. brewer or cellarman.