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October 2014 Data Released on 11.13.2014Winery Job Index Grows 18% During Past 12 MonthsWinery job postings increased by 6% in October compared to October 2013, which was a slowdown from recent months, according to Winejobs.com. The 12-month growth rate stayed the same as in September, at 18%, due to robust growth earlier in the year.
Winery Job Index » Month 12 Months October 2014 139 6% 226 18% October 2013 131 192
The following indices show a breakout of the Winery Job Index by three subcategories.
Job postings in the winemaker subcategory in October increased by 43% from last October. Only January had a bigger increase this year.
Hiring activity for winery hospitality jobs — tasting room, retail and DtC related — shot up 73% in October compared to a year ago.
An October decrease in sales and marketing jobs of 23% countered the growth in the two other subcategories.