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Forest and Conservation Technicians

General Information

Description

Provide technical assistance regarding the conservation of soil, water, forests, or related natural resources. May compile data pertaining to size, content, condition, and other characteristics of forest tracts under the direction of foresters, or train and lead forest workers in forest propagation and fire prevention and suppression. May assist conservation scientists in managing, improving, and protecting rangelands and wildlife habitats.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$41,520

State-by-state Salary

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$54,910
$33,220
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 35%
  • Associate's degree 34%
  • Bachelor's degree 13%
  • Some college 10%
  • Post-secondary certificate 4%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Realistic — You have an interest in physically working with equipment, materials or structures.
  • Investigative — You have an interest in studying and researching objects, organisms, and other things.
  • Enterprising — You have an interest in managing, negotiating and marketing, or leading and advising others.

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Knowledge

  • Geography
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Public Safety and Security

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