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Forest and Conservation Worker Salary, Earnings and Wage Information

  Pay Period Low Median High
  Hourly $7.52 $10.01 $19.03
  Annual $15,600 $20,800 $39,600
  • “High” indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.
  • “Median” indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
  • “Low” indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
  • “N/A” indicates the data is not available.

Notes: The yearly wage data presented above represents U.S. workers who are employed full-time with year-round schedules.

Occupation Description

Forest and Conservation Workers perform manual labor to maintain, develop, or protect forest areas. They do this by raising and transporting tree seedlings, and building erosion and water control structures. They include seedling pullers, forester aides, and tree planters.