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What job can you get with an ecology degree?

Most ecology graduates go on to become conservation scientists, biologists, and agricultural and food science technicians. Ecology grads also go on to become environmental consultants. Here is a list of careers where the skills you learn in an ecology degree will be useful:

What is the job market for ecology degrees?

Compared to other degrees in the US, the job market for ecology graduates is average overall. This means that job opportunities have remained steady and that the market is consistent with other sectors across the country.

Employment Status% of Ecology Grads
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