Career Outlook for Forest and Conservation Technicians

Also known as:  Forest Technician, Forestry Aide, Forestry Technician, Natural Resources Technician, Soil Conservation Technician, Timber Management Technician
The overall job outlook for Forest or Conservation Technician careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 7.96 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.33 percent per year. Demand for Forest and Conservation Technicians is expected to go up, with an expected 4,610 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 1.78 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Forest and Conservation Technicians in the following states
California 6,740
Oregon 2,810
Idaho 2,470
Montana 2,420
Arizona 1,470
Washington 1,410
Utah 1,290
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Forest and Conservation Technicians
Maine 40
New Hampshire 80
Connecticut 90
Hawaii 120
Indiana 120
Kansas 140
North Dakota 180