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Forest and Conservation Technician Salary in Sector of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting

The salary statistics of forest and conservation technicians in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare forest and conservation technician salaries in different industries within the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector.

Average Annual Salary of Forest and Conservation Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,570
25th Percentile Wage
$26,920
50th Percentile Wage
$34,200
75th Percentile Wage
$49,920
90th Percentile Wage
$65,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for forest and conservation technicians in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) forest and conservation technicians is $65,440. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $34,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid forest and conservation technicians is $21,570.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of forest and conservation technicians in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201634,200-15.61%-9.85%
201539,54011.86%-
201434,850-7.80%-
201237,570--

Compare Forest and Conservation Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Sector

The average salaries of forest and conservation technicians in two industries in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector are shown below. For detailed forest and conservation technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Forestry and Logging
$43,250
Logging
$43,250

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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