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Foresters

Manage public and private forested lands for economic, recreational, and conservation purposes. May inventory the type, amount, and location of standing timber, appraise the timber's worth, negotiate the purchase, and draw up contracts for procurement. May determine how to conserve wildlife habitats, creek beds, water quality, and soil stability, and how best to comply with environmental regulations. May devise plans for planting and growing new trees, monitor trees for healthy growth, and determine optimal harvesting schedules. 

Employment Outlook
Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate 0.6%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 257
Wages
Median Hourly Click for more information on Entry Level Wage $30.60 per hour
Average Click for more information on Average Wage $68,940 per year
Education Needed Click for more information on Education needed Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not. 
Education Available
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