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

Foresters manage public and private forests for economic, recreational, and conservation purposes. They may work to conserve wildlife habitats, protect water quality, or preserve the stability of soil.

Wages $30.99 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 Natural Resources Systems
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