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April 2018 Data  -  Released on May 15, 2018
 
Winery Hiring Rises 16% in April
Direct-to-consumer (DtC), winemaking and vineyard positions led Winejobs.com's Winery Jobs Index 16% higher in April versus a year ago to 482. This was just 3% below the all-time high of 497 achieved last month. Demand for DtC staff, including tasting room and retail positions, increased 28% followed by demand for winemaking roles (up 22%) and vineyard labor (up 12%). Demand for finance roles and general administration and other staff fell 22% and 18%, respectively.
 
 
Winery Job Index » Month   12 Months  
April 2018 482
16%
333
10%
April 2017 414 303
     
 
 

The Winery Job Index was 482 in April, up 16% from a year earlier, an all-time high for the month.

 

Winemaking positions continued to see strong demand, with the index for the subcategory rising 22% to 630 in April.

 

 

Demand for sales and marketing positions increased 4% in April to an index reading of 179.

 

Direct-to-consumer positions, including tasting room and retail staff, saw demand rise 28% in April. The increase was the strongest of any subcategory, and lifted the index to a new benchmark of 971.

 

 
 
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