Forest and Conservation Technicians

Code: 19-4071.00

Also known as: Biological Science Aide, Forest Technician, Forestry Aide, Forestry Technician, Resource Technician, Timber Appraiser

Description: Provide technical assistance regarding the conservation of soil, water, forests, or related natural resources. May compile data pertaining to size, content, condition, and other characteristics of forest tracts under the direction of foresters, or train and lead forest workers in forest propagation and fire prevention and suppression. May assist conservation scientists in managing, improving, and protecting rangelands and wildlife habitats.

Forest and Conservation Technicians

Typical wages

10% $27,970
25% $31,510
Median $38,940
75% $51,240
90% $60,910
10% $13.45
25% $15.15
Median $18.72
75% $24.63
90% $29.29

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 2,300