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Auctioneer

Auctioneer selling item at auction

Auctioneers value items, including antiques, paintings, cars, property and livestock, and then sell them in a public space. The people in the audience offer ever-increasing prices and the auctioneer sells the item to the person offering the highest price.

The Work

You are likely to specialise in one particular area, broadly categorised as; moveable items, such as antiques, cars and machinery; livestock; property and land.

You could be:

Pay

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

Salaries might start at around £20,000 a year for new entrants, rising to £25,000 or more. Senior managers can earn up to £50,000, sometimes more. Self-employed auctioneers depend on commission for their income.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

You can get in by various ways and entry is very competitive.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2024
3261
0.2 %
RISE
2029
3266
  United Kingdom
2024
77442
4.4 %
RISE
2029
80841

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What Does it Take?

You need to have:

You need to be able to:

Training

Getting On

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