There are currently an estimated 14,300 forest and conservation workers in the United States. The forest and conservation worker job market is expected to shrink by -2.1% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are forest and conservation workers?
CareerExplorer 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 10,800 forest and conservation workers. That number is based on the retirement of 11,100 existing forest and conservation workers.
What’s the supply of forest and conservation workers?
The forest and conservation worker industry is concentrated in California, South Dakota, Washington
Forest and Conservation Worker job market by state
|State Name||Employed Forest and Conservation Workers|
|District of Columbia||50|