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Foresters

Manage forested lands for economic, recreational, and conservation purposes.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Above the statewide median
$30.99 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Average
Growth rate:  1.3%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Conduct research of processes in natural or industrial ecosystems.
  • Monitor environmental impacts of production or development activities.
  • Research crop management methods.
  • Determine methods to minimize environmental impact of activities.
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Job Title Examples:

Environmental Protection Forester
Fire Prevention Forester
Urban Forester

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