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Park Naturalists

Job Information

Plan, develop, and conduct programs to inform public of historical, natural, and scientific features of national, state, or local park.


  • About 68 percent of conservation scientists and foresters work for Federal, State, or local governments.
  • Most jobs require a bachelor's degree; research and teaching positions usually require a graduate degree.
  • Foresters and conservation scientists should enjoy working outdoors, be able to tolerate extensive walking and other types of physical exertion, and be willing to relocate to find work.
  • In addition to job openings from growth, many openings are expected as today's conservation scientists and foresters retire.


Personality I like helping others
Salary $59,530/yr ($29.77/hr)
Job Outlook Below Average
Education Bachelors