Career Outlook for Soil and Water Conservationists

Also known as:  Conservation Science Officer, Conservation Scientist, Grassland Conservationist, Land Reclamation Specialist, Land Resource Specialist, Range Conservationist, Range Ecologist, Range Scientist, Resource Conservationist, Soil Conservationist
The overall job outlook for Soil or Water Conservationist careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 32.12 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 5.35 percent per year. Demand for Soil and Water Conservationists is expected to go up, with an expected 1,620 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 1.07 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Soil and Water Conservationists in the following states
Texas 1,760
California 1,710
Pennsylvania 1,010
Colorado 960
Minnesota 820
Washington 730
Wisconsin 700
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Soil and Water Conservationists
Puerto Rico 30
New Hampshire 50
West Virginia 70
Hawaii 90
Connecticut 100
Maine 110
Alabama 120