No results found
Show all results

General Natural Resources & Conservation&

Add Comparison
Total Degrees
Awarded in 2016
declining 3.01%
Median In-State
Public Tuition
growing 3.02%
Median Out-of-State
Private Tuition
growing 13.1%
Average Wage
growing 4.86%
People in Workforce
growing 7.94%
Average Employee Age
declining 0.59%


Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in General Natural Resources & Conservation and the types of students that study this field. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Vermilion Community College and Colorado Northwestern Community College have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in General Natural Resources & Conservation. Tuition costs for General Natural Resources & Conservation majors are, on average, $7,780 for in-state public colleges, and $31,924 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with General Natural Resources & Conservation programs are Public, 4-year or above institutions.


Tuition Costs for Common Institutions

Specialized Colleges

Degrees Awarded by County

Growth in Awarded Degrees


Information on the businesses and industries that employ Natural Resources & Conservation graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field. Administration of environmental quality & housing programs is the industry that employs the most Natural Resources & Conservation majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Natural Resources & Conservation majors, by average wage, is Nondepository credit & related activities.


Yearly Income for Common Jobs



Most Common

Dataset: Source:

Most Specialized

Dataset: Source:

Highest Paid

Dataset: Source:

Occupations by Share


Most Common

Dataset: Source:

Highest Paid

Dataset: Source:

Industries by Share



Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Natural Resources & Conservation in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Natural Resources & Conservation is 40.8, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Male employees are more likey to hold Natural Resources & Conservation degrees, and White students earn the majority (1,758) of the degrees.

Workforce Age

Degrees Awarded

Dataset: Source:

Workforce Degrees

Dataset: Source:

Gender Imbalance for Common Institutions

Race & Ethnicity by Degrees Awarded

Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Global Diversity


Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the General Natural Resources & Conservation field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. General Natural Resources & Conservation majors need many skills, but most especially Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that General Natural Resources & Conservation majors need more than the average amount of Operation and Control, Science, and Operations Analysis.

These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for General Natural Resources & Conservation majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Operation and Control is very distinctive for majors, but the Speaking, Reading Comprehension, and Critical Thinking are the three most important skills for people in the field.

Radar Distribution

Dataset: Source:

Bar Chart

Dataset: Source:

Keep Exploring

Natural Resources & Conservation
2 Digit Course
Natural Resource Conservation & Research
4 Digit Course
No results found
Loading Comparison