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Fish Farm Manager

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Fish farm managers run one or more fish farms where fish are raised in ponds, tanks or cages in the water. Most fish such as salmon, trout or shellfish are farmed for food, but some are bred for angling or for ornamental ponds.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Salaries for fish farm managers in Scotland are in the range of £18,000 to £35,000 a year or more. Some employers offer bonuses for meeting set production targets. You may also be provided with accommodation rent free or at reduced rate.

Conditions

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Getting In

You could work for a variety of different organisations, including commercial fish farms, private estates and angling organisations. Vacancies in fish farming are often advertised in Fish Farmer magazine's recruitment section. The magazine is available online.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland

  Scotland
2021
970
1.3 %
RISE
2026
983

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What Does it Take?

You need to be:

You need to have:

Training

Getting On

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Lantra Scotland
Tel: 01738 310164
E-mail: scotland@lantra.co.uk
Website: https://www.scotland.lantra.co.uk/
Twitter: @LantraScotland
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/lantrascotland/

Lantra is the Sector Skills Council for the environmental and land-based sector.

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