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June 2015 Data Released on 07.15.2015Job Index Hits Second Highest Level in Eight YearsThe Winery Job Index in June jumped 22% from June 2014 reflecting very positive movement in hiring activity, as recorded by Winejobs.com. At 366 points, it was the second highest monthly number since the index was set at 100 points in January 2007. Only April of this year was higher. The increase in June also helped boost the 12-month index to 19% over the same period a year earlier.
Winery Job Index » Month 12 Months June 2015 366 22% 261 19% June 2014 300 220
The following indices show a breakout of the Winery Job Index by three subcategories.
Job postings in the subcategory of winemaking in June were the highest on record, growing 18% from June 2014.
Winery hiring activity in direct-to-consumer, tasting room and retail jobs grew 22% in June from a year ago.
Hiring for winery sales and marketing positions turned around this year, showing gains over 2014 in each month except February.