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* ELMI Occupation Profile - Conservation Scientists *
 
Conservation Scientists
(O*NET 19-1031.00, SOC 19-1031)
 
More detailed occupations under this title:
 - Park Naturalists
 - Range Managers
 - Soil and Water Conservationists
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What they do
Manage, improve, and protect natural resources to maximize their use without damaging the environment. May conduct soil surveys and develop plans to eliminate soil erosion or to protect rangelands. May instruct farmers, agricultural production managers, or ranchers in best ways to use crop rotation, contour plowing, or terracing to conserve soil and water; in the number and kind of livestock and forage plants best suited to particular ranges; and in range and farm improvements, such as fencing and reservoirs for stock watering.
 
Wages
Vermont - 2019
Percentile1HourlyYearly
10% $ 17.67   $36,750  
25% $ 21.88   $45,500  
Median $ 32.48   $67,560  
75% $ 38.59   $80,270  
90% $ 44.75   $93,070  
 
Average $ 31.26   $65,020  
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Industries of Employment
United States - 2016
IndustryPercent of total
  • Federal government, all industries
32%
  • State government, excluding education and hospitals
22%
  • Local government, excluding education and hospitals
20%
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations
12%
  • Educational services; state, local, and private
4%
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Projected Employment
 Vermont
2016 employment 114
2026 employment 122
Annual percent change
(compounded)
0.7%
Annual projected job openings
(due to change and separations)
10
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Education and Experience:
  • Typical education needed for entry
    Bachelor's degree
  • Work experience in a related occupation
    No work experience
  • Typical on-the-job training needed to attain competency
    No on-the-job training
Based on BLS Education and Training Classifications
 
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Vermont.gov State of Vermont Department of Labor