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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
$31,180
25th Percentile Wage
$42,560
50th Percentile Wage
$52,090
75th Percentile Wage
$59,840
90th Percentile Wage
$69,010

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 $69,010. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid forest and conservation technicians is $31,180.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below 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 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,090
34.34% 27.87%
2016
$34,200
-15.61% -
2015
$39,540
11.86% -
2014
$34,850
-7.80% -
2012
$37,570
- -

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 four industries in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for forest and conservation technician occupations is the support activities for agriculture and forestry industry with an annual salary $49,800. The lowest paying industry is the logging industry (annual salary $43,250). For detailed forest and conservation technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry
$49,800
Support Activities for Crop Production
$49,800
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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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