Information About Forest And Conservation Technicians

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Training

Forest and conservation technicians need associate degree.

Degrees for Forest and conservation technicians
Training for Forest And Conservation Technicians
Percent
Less than High School 2.6
High School 17.5
Some College 23.9
Associates Degree 12.6
Bachelors Degree 29.7
Masters Degree 9.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 4.2

Employment

Represents about 34,000 people in the United States- 1.6% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 2,000 more forest and conservation technicians but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 17,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, forest and conservation technicians make $18.01 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Forest and conservation technicians $11.90 $13.40 $16.70 $21.60 $26.00
Life, physical, and social science occupations $15.00 $20.20 $28.50 $40.50 $54.60
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, forest and conservation technicians make $37,460 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Forest and conservation technicians $24,930 $27,990 $34,900 $45,110 $54,190
Life, physical, and social science occupations $31,310 $42,020 $59,330 $84,320 $113,620
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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