Research or study range land management practices to provide sustained production of forage, livestock, and wildlife.
- 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'm hands on|
|Job Outlook||Below Average|