Salary for Forest and Conservation Workers

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Also known as:  Forest Nursery Worker, Forester Aide, Forestry Laborer, Rangelands Conservation Laborer, Reforestation Worker, Seedling Puller, Wetlands Conservation Laborer

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Forest and conservation workers perform manual labor that develops, maintains and protects forests, woodlands, wetlands and rangelands. Duties are performed in activities such as raising and transporting seedlings, controlling insects and pests, building structures to control water and erosion. This is done through selecting and cutting the appropriate trees, identifying diseases and removing them and dragging cut trees onto trucks, ensuring that all equipment is working properly and maintain records of counted and cut trees. It is necessary that Forest and Conservation Workers communicate with other employees to ensure that safety is met as well as perform other tasks under supervision.

A Forest and Conservation Worker earns salaries somewhere between $23,400 and $48,700 depending on experience and education levels. will normally receive average salaries of thirty-three thousand five hundred and twenty dollars each year.

have the best average pay in Pennsylvania, where they receive a compensation of near $52,700. People working these jobs have the highest average potential salary in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, where they earn average pay levels of $42,020.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 55.57 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Forest and Conservation Workers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$42,020
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$38,950
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$38,730
Manufacturing
$38,450
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$34,960
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$34,580

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Health Care and Social Assistance
$29,160
Public Administration
$32,350
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$34,580
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$34,960
Manufacturing
$38,450
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$38,730