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Forest and Conservation Workers

Perform manual labor to maintain or protect forests, woodlands, wetlands, or rangelands.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$21.02 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  -8%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Clean equipment or facilities.
  • Harvest agricultural products.
  • Perform forest firefighting activities.
  • Plant crops, trees, or other plants.
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Job Title Examples:

Conservation Officer
Reforestation Worker
Tree Planter

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O*NET in-it

This page includes information from the O*NET 24.2 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA.

Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.