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Beekeeper

Kaitiaki Pī

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Beekeepers look after beehives in apiaries that produce honey, wax, pollen and other products. Beekeepers also offer pollination services to horticultural and seed crop producers.

Pay

Beekeepers with one to three years’ experience usually earn

$31K-$37K per year

Beekeepers with three to four years' experience usually earn

$40K-$55K per year

Source: Federated Farmers.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a beekeeper are average for those new to the job but good for people with experience.
A beekeeper holding a honey-covered frame from a hive

A beekeeper collecting honey

Last updated 26 May 2017