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Want to work in Wisconsin as a Forest and Conservation Technician? Read this first!

4.7% Jobs Projection
$34,620 Median Salary
80 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Forest and Conservation Technicians in Wisconsin are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Forest and Conservation Technicians in Wisconsin is growing slower than average.

  • Forest and Conservation Technicians in Wisconsin earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Forest and Conservation Technicians Work in Wisconsin?

760 people worked as Forest and Conservation Technicians in 2018 in this state.

There were 610 Forest and Conservation Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 150 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Forest and Conservation Technicians in WI Employment Trend

The typical state has 320 Forest and Conservation Technicians working in it, which means Wisconsin has more Forest and Conservation Technicians than average.

Forest and Conservation Technicians in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Forest and Conservation Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 4.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 3.9%.

Job Projections for Forest and Conservation Technicians: Nation vs. WI

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 80 annual Forest and Conservation Technicians job openings in Wisconsin, and 670 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 4,000 annual jobs and 34,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Forest and Conservation Technicians Make in Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Forest and Conservation Technicians ranged from $21,010 to $54,190 with $34,620 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.1 to $26.05. The median hourly rate was $16.65.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $16.89 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.24.

The median salary in Wisconsin is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Forest and Conservation Technicians Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin Metros for Forest and Conservation Technicians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Forest and Conservation Technicians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 260 $44,910
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 170 $46,720
Duluth, MN-WI 160 $37,310
Madison, WI 150 $28,510
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 30 $39,500

Top States for Forest and Conservation Technicians Employment

The table below shows the states where most Forest and Conservation Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 6,770 $36,740
Oregon 2,580 $35,630
Idaho 2,140 $33,400
Montana 2,140 $33,400
Utah 1,350 $29,840
Arizona 1,320 $33,620
Washington 1,260 $36,220
Colorado 1,120 $33,400
New Mexico 1,050 $33,400
Wisconsin 760 $34,620
Wyoming 650 $33,390
Iowa 620 $38,470
Illinois 590 $47,440
Minnesota 570 $44,470
Nevada 560 $36,140
North Carolina 550 $39,590
Alaska 420 $45,850
South Dakota 390 $33,400
Texas 390 $41,930
New York 390 $37,610

Below are the states where Forest and Conservation Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Kansas $51,010
Pennsylvania $50,510
Mississippi $48,260
Illinois $47,440
Florida $46,870
Georgia $46,870
Oklahoma $46,790
Massachusetts $46,590
Alaska $45,850
Maine $45,650

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Occupation WI Employment Total
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians 820
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 490
Forensic Science Technicians 190

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