Forest and conservation technicians
hold about 34,000 jobs in the United States. About 75 percent of
forest and conservation technicians hold jobs in the Federal Government,
mostly in the Forest Service.
The median hourly
earnings of forest and conservation technicians are about $23.97
per hour. In 2009, the average annual salary in the Federal Government
was $42,733 for forestry technicians.
Note: Some resources in this section are provided by
the US Department
of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.