Career and Job Search Guide

Forest and Conservation Career Salary and Wage Information

  Percentile 10% (Low) 50% (Median) 90% (High)
  Hourly Wage $7.52 $10.01 $19.03
  Annual Wage $15,600 $20,800 $39,600
  • "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 Workers perform manual labor to maintain, develop, or protect forest areas. They do this by raising and transporting tree seedlings, and building erosion and water control structures. They include seedling pullers, forester aides, and tree planters.