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Forest and Conservation Technicians
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or $18.72 hourly
What is the risk of automation?
We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of
50% (Start worrying)
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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness (53)
Assisting and Caring for Others (51)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (30)
not very important
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Forest and Conservation Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 0.7% by 2030
'Forest and Conservation Technicians' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.
What are the median wages for 'Forest and Conservation Technicians' in the United States?
In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Forest and Conservation Technicians' was $38,940, or $18.72 hourly
'Forest and Conservation Technicians' are paid 7.2% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed in this occupation?
As of 2020 there were 30,150 people employed as Forest and Conservation Technicians.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the United States.
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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.
SOC Code: 19-4071.00
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