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Forest and Conservation Worker Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 14,000 Forest and Conservation Workers in the United States. The Forest and Conservation Worker job market is expected to grow by 4.2% between 2014 and 2024.

Forest and Conservation Worker Employability Rating

D Sokanu rates Forest and Conservation Workers with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 3,900 Forest and Conservation Workers. That number is based on 600 additional Forest and Conservation Workers, and the retirement of 3,300 existing Forest and Conservation Workers.

Supply of Forest and Conservation Workers

The Forest and Conservation Worker industry is concentrated in California, Washington, and South Dakota.

Forest and Conservation Worker Job Market by State

State name Employed Forest and Conservation Workers
California 1,910
Washington 550
South Dakota 440
Tennessee 340
Louisiana 230
Pennsylvania 200
South Carolina 190
North Dakota 190
Oregon 180
New Jersey 180
Massachusetts 150
Iowa 140
Texas 130
Illinois 110
Wyoming 70
Alabama 50
Minnesota 40
Nebraska 40
Montana 40
Michigan 30
New Mexico 30

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    • George Washington University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Georgetown University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • American University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Certificate, Associates, Bachelors
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