We surveyed 199 beekeepers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical beekeeper. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a beekeeper?



Working as a beekeeper typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a beekeeper?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a beekeeper typically depends predominantly on qualities you’re born with, with a small aspect of skills you can learn.

Is it easy to get a job as a beekeeper?



It’s typically difficult to find a job as a beekeeper.


Do beekeepers work full-time or part-time?

31% of beekeepers work in full-time roles while 69% work part-time.