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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Forest & conservation workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Forestry except logging is the industry that employs the most Forest & conservation workers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Forest & conservation workers, by average wage, is Forestry except logging. Forest & conservation workers are paid most in Del Norte, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas & Siskiyou Counties PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Grays Harbor & Mason Counties PUMA, WA.


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Demographic information on Forest & conservation workers in the US. The average age of male Forest & conservation workers in the workforce is 39.4 and of female Forest & conservation workers is 34.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Forest & conservation workers is White.

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Data on higher education choices for Forest & conservation workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Forest & conservation workers is Natural Resources & Conservation but a relatively high number of Forest & conservation workers hold a major in Engineering.



Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Forest & conservation workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Forest & conservation workers need many skills, but most especially Coordination, Critical Thinking, and Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Forest & conservation workers need more than the average amount of Equipment Selection, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance.

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Projections on wages and job growth for Forest & conservation workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Forest & conservation workers are expected to see a growth of -2.4% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

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