Information About Forest And Conservation Technicians

Training Requirements for Forest And Conservation Technicians

Forest and conservation technicians need associate's degree.

Degrees for Forest and conservation technicians
Training for Forest And Conservation Technicians
Percent
Less than High School 2.8
High School 15.7
Some College 20.3
Associates Degree 13.2
Bachelors Degree 33.5
Masters Degree 10.8
Doctorate or Professional Degree 3.7

Employment outlook for Forest And Conservation Technicians

Represents about 32,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 1,000 less forest and conservation technicians but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 13,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, forest and conservation technicians make $18.57 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Forest and conservation technicians $12.38 $13.89 $17.10 $22.46 $26.69
Life, physical, and social science occupations $16.03 $21.67 $30.45 $43.78 $59.27
Life, physical, and social science technicians $12.79 $16.17 $21.27 $28.34 $37.01
Miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians $12.80 $15.92 $21.25 $28.03 $36.33
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, forest and conservation technicians make $38,630 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Forest and conservation technicians $25,740 $28,880 $35,560 $46,710 $55,510
Life, physical, and social science occupations $33,350 $45,060 $63,340 $91,060 $123,280
Life, physical, and social science technicians $26,610 $33,630 $44,250 $58,950 $76,980
Miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians $26,620 $33,110 $44,190 $58,300 $75,560
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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