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Bee Farmer Salary
in Finland

€42,669 (EUR)

Average Salary

€21/hr

Average Hourly

€1,280

Average Bonus

Last updated: April 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Bee Farmer is €42,669 a year and €21 an hour in Finland. The average salary range for a Bee Farmer is between €31,588 and €51,780. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Bee Farmer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Finland.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Raises bees to produce honey and pollinate crops.
  • Assembles beehives, using hand tools.
  • Arranges with sellers for purchases of honeybee colonies.
  • Inserts honeycomb of bees into beehive or inducts wild swarming bees into hive of prepared honeycomb frames.
  • Places screen plug in hive entrance to confine bees and sets hive in orchard, clover field, or near other source of nectar and pollen.
  • Forces bees from hive, using smoke pot or by placing carbolic acid soaked pad over hive to inspect hive and to harvest honeycombs.
  • Scrapes out parasites, such as wax moth larvae, and removes vermin, such as birds and mice.
  • Collects royal jelly from queen bee cells for sale as base for cosmetics and as health food.
  • Destroys superfluous queen bee cells to prevent division of colony by swarming.
  • Destroys diseased bee colonies, using cyanide gas.
  • Burns hive of diseased bee colony or sterilizes hive, using caustic soda solution.
  • Uncaps harvested honeycombs and extracts honey.
  • Arranges with buyers for sale of honey.
  • May cultivate bees to produce bee colonies and queen bees for sale.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
€48,041
5 Year Change:
13 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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