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Beekeeper Salary
in Vancouver, British Columbia

$56,791 (CAD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$1,704

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Beekeeper is $56,791 a year and $27 an hour in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The average salary range for a Beekeeper is between $42,118 and $69,041. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Beekeeper. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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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:
$65,837
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Vancouver ( (listen)) is a coastal seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia. As the most populous city in the province, the 2016 census recorded 631,486 people in the city, up from 603,502 in 2011. The Greater Vancouver area had a population of 2,463,431 in 2016, making it the third-largest metropolitan area in Canada. Vancouver has the highest population density in Canada with over 5,400 people per square kilometre, which makes it the fifth-most densely populated city with over 250,000 residents in North America behind New York City, Guadalajara, San Francisco, and...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Beekeeper is $56,791 a year and $27 an hour in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The average salary range for a Beekeeper is between $42,118 and $69,041. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Beekeeper. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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