Forest And Conservation Workers

Training Requirements for Forest And Conservation Workers

Forest and conservation workers need a high school diploma or equivalent and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Forest and conservation workers
Percent
Less than High School 25.8
High School 25.6
Some College 16.0
Associates Degree 11.6
Bachelors Degree 18.5
Masters Degree 2.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.5

Employment Outlook for Forest And Conservation Workers

This represents about 14,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 more forest and conservation workers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 3,000 more.

Typical Income for Forest And Conservation Workers

Hourly Income

On average,forest and conservation workers make $15.00 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Forest and conservation workers $9.18 $9.81 $12.95 $18.60 $23.63
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations $9.32 $10.01 $11.30 $14.87 $20.60
Forest, conservation, and logging workers $10.25 $13.55 $17.55 $22.23 $27.37
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, forest and conservation workers make $31,200 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Forest and conservation workers $19,100 $20,400 $26,940 $38,700 $49,150
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations $19,380 $20,810 $23,510 $30,930 $42,860
Forest, conservation, and logging workers $21,330 $28,180 $36,510 $46,240 $56,930
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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