Forest and Conservation Technicians

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Occupation Description

Forest and conservation technicians deliver technical support regarding the preservation of soil, water, forests, or related natural resources. They may gather data concerning the size, content, condition, and other features of forest regions, under the direction of foresters; or train and lead forest personnel in forest proliferation, fire deterrence or suppression. They often help preservation scientists in supervision, refining, and the keeping of rangelands and wildlife habitats.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

31720

Job Openings By 2020

15400

Growth Rate

-1%

Required Education

Associate's degree
Specific Programs:

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth