Career Outlook for Forest and Conservation Workers

Also known as:  Forest Nursery Worker, Forester Aide, Forestry Laborer, Rangelands Conservation Laborer, Reforestation Worker, Seedling Puller, Wetlands Conservation Laborer
The overall job outlook for Forest or Conservation Worker careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 22.98 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 3.83 percent per year. Demand for Forest and Conservation Workers is expected to go up, with an expected 6,960 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 12.36 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Forest and Conservation Workers in the following states
California 2,720
South Dakota 360
Illinois 290
Louisiana 270
Georgia 260
Missouri 250
Washington 250
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Forest and Conservation Workers
Texas 40
Oregon 40
Mississippi 50
Michigan 50
Nevada 60
New Jersey 80
Montana 80