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Conservation Scientists


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

Conservation Scientists work to manage or protect natural resources like soil, wetlands, forests, or rangelands. They may instruct farmers on the best ways to use land, or they may conduct soil surveys to develop plans to reduce soil erosion.

Wages $36.36 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Fair
Education & Training Bachelor's degree is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Science and Mathematics
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