Forest and Conservation Workers in California
Considering a career as a Forest and Conservation Worker in California?
While jobs for Forest and Conservation Workers in California are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.
Employment for Forest and Conservation Workers in California is expected to decrease.
Forest and Conservation Workers in California earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Forest and Conservation Workers Work in California?
In 2018, there were 2,140 Forest and Conservation Workers working in the state.
There were 1,780 Forest and Conservation Workers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 360 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 140 Forest and Conservation Workers working in it, which means California has more Forest and Conservation Workers than average.
Job Projections for California
Jobs for Forest and Conservation Workers in this state are declining at a rate of 4.0% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -2.1%.
California Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 370 annual job openings, and 2,400 total jobs in 2026 for Forest and Conservation Workers in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 2,100 annual jobs and 14,000 total jobs in 2026.
What do Forest and Conservation Workers Make in California?
In 2018 wages for Forest and Conservation Workers ranged from $22,150 to $29,550 with $22,170 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.65 to $14.21. The median hourly rate was $10.66.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $10.16 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $0.50.
The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top States for Forest and Conservation Workers Employment
View the list below to see where most Forest and Conservation Workers work.
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Below are the states where Forest and Conservation Workers get paid the most:
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- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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