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Beekeeper Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$52,360 (USD)

Average Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly

$1,571

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Beekeeper is $52,360 a year and $25 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Beekeeper is between $38,832 and $63,654. 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 Seattle, Washington.

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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.
Beekeeper Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

Job family population: 4,610

Estimated population of Beekeeper jobs: 29

Rate of error: 6.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$60,700
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Beekeeper is $52,360 a year and $25 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Beekeeper is between $38,832 and $63,654. 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 Seattle, Washington.

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