Plan or develop coordinated practices for soil erosion control, soil or water conservation, or sound land use.
When working as a soil conservationist you will most likely:
Soil Conservationist Salary and Forecast
People working in soil conservation earn a national median salary of $59,070 (as of 2016). If you work for the military in this capacity, the median salary is even higher: $71,796.
Job opportunities in the conservation industry are growing at a rate of 5-8%, with North Carolina leading the way with a job opportunity growth rate of 11.10%.
All of these positions require at least a bachelor’s degree. Most require graduate work or a graduate level certificate. The Graduate Certificate in Military Land Sustainability fills a niche requirement specific to working as a soil conservationist on military lands.
Wondering where soil conservationists typically work? Explore options at the Natural Resources Conservation Service in Davis, California for details on work detail and typical salaries.
The following are job titles commonly held in this field:
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