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Estate or Land Manager

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Estate or land managers oversee the day to day running of estates. They manage farm(s) or other types of property to ensure they are running effectively and are profitable. They may also be called rural estate managers or land agents.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

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

Starting salaries for estate or land managers in Scotland vary considerably, but tend start at around £18,000 to £20,000 a year. With experience, salaries can rise to between £25,000 and £35,000 a year, with higher salaries reaching up to £50,000 or more for those managing large or several estates. In some cases, you may get rent-free accommodation as part of your package.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

You can find work with private landowners, local authorities or national trusts or conservation bodies.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2018
15401
3.3 %
RISE
2023
15908
  United Kingdom
2018
203697
2.1 %
RISE
2023
208024

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What Does it Take?

You need to be:

You should have:

Training

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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.

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Scotland
Tel: 024 7686 8555
E-mail: scotland@rics.org
Website: http://www.rics.org/uk
Twitter: @RICSnews
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ricssurveyors

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