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Low Risk (21-40%): Jobs in this level have a limited risk of automation, as they demand a mix of technical and human-centric skills.
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Our visitors have voted there's a low chance this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 20% chance of automation.
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The number of 'Foresters' job openings is expected to rise 7.0% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Foresters' was $64,220, or $30 per hour
'Foresters' were paid 38.7% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 9,430 people employed as 'Foresters' within the United States.
This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 15 thousand people are employed as 'Foresters'.
Manage public and private forested lands for economic, recreational, and conservation purposes. May inventory the type, amount, and location of standing timber, appraise the timber's worth, negotiate the purchase, and draw up contracts for procurement. May determine how to conserve wildlife habitats, creek beds, water quality, and soil stability, and how best to comply with environmental regulations. May devise plans for planting and growing new trees, monitor trees for healthy growth, and determine optimal harvesting schedules.
SOC Code: 19-1032.00
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