Conservation Scientist

Conservation Scientist
Study and evaluate the health and use of natural lands, and enviornments and advise landowners and government agencies regarding how to improve and manage land and its use while protecting the environment. Examine forest health and soil quality and clearly communicate results and use reasoning skills to make recommendations. Direct activities for forest maintenance, forest fire prevention and management, erosion control, and logging. Walk long distance in steep, wooded terrain and all kinds of weather. Evaluate the results of a variety of field tests and experiements and make judgements based on data.

Holand Code

IRE

Field/Cluster:

Animal Related Fields

Future Jobs Avail:

Great

Education Level:

Job Growth (%)

8

Annual Job Opening

2200

Lowest 10% Salary ($)

38570

Median Salary ($)

63950

Highest 90% Salary ($)

115400
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