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Conservation Scientists

Manage and protect natural resources like soil, forests, and water.

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Well above the statewide median
$32.93 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  6%    Read more about outlook


Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Measure environmental characteristics.
  • Research crop management methods.
  • Research livestock management methods.
  • Research impacts of environmental conservation initiatives.
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Job Title Examples:

Environmental Analyst
Land Reclamation Specialist
Soil Conservationist

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