Occupation Profile for Conservation Scientists

Manage, improve, and protect natural resources to maximize their use without damaging the environment. May conduct soil surveys and develop plans to eliminate soil erosion or to protect rangelands from fire and rodent damage. May instruct farmers, agricultural production managers, or ranchers in best ways to use crop rotation, contour plowing, or terracing to conserve soil and water; in the number and kind of livestock and forage plants best suited to particular ranges; and in range and farm improvements, such as fencing and reservoirs for stock watering.


$54,970.00 Median Annual Wage 1,000 Average Job Openings Per Year
2.6 Average Unemployment Percentage 0.0 Percentage That Completed High School
20,000 Employment Numbers in 2006 14.0 Percentage That Had Some College
21,000 Employment Numbers in 2016 (est.) 85.7 Percentage That Went Beyond College Degree

Sources: Career Guide to Industries (CGI), Occupational Information Network (O*Net), Occupation Outlook Handbook (OOH)

4 Conservation Scientist Jobs Found

Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and socia...
Cardno USA Inc - MI - Grand Haven - posted 4 days ago
Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience wor...
Vencore - MO - St. Louis - posted 3 days ago
Performs professional Environmental analysis and assignments of a basic degree of complexity under close direction and supervision. LJT provides a ...
Ljt & Associates Inc - VA - Wallops Island - posted 20 days ago
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is the nation's most effective environmental action organization. We use law, science, and the support...
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. - MT - Bozeman - posted 18 days ago