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Forest and Conservation Technician Salary and Wage Information

  Percentile 10% (Low) 50% (Median) 90% (High)
  Hourly Wage $10.79 $14.84 $23.74
  Annual Wage $22,400 $30,900 $49,400
  • "10% (Low)" indicates that 10% of workers earned less and 90% earned more.
  • "50% (Median)" indicates that 50% of workers earned less and 50% earned more.
  • "90% (High)" indicates that 90% of workers earned less and 10% earned more.
  • "N/A" indicates that data is not available
* The annual salary and wage data presented above represents U.S. based workers with full-time employment and year-round schedules.

 Career Description
Forest and Conservation Technicians compile data pertaining to content, condition, size, and other characteristics of forest tracts. They train and lead forest workers in forest propagation, fire prevention and suppression. They may assist conservation scientists in managing and protecting wildlife habitats, and help provide technical assistance for the conservation of water, soil, and related natural resources.