College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Biological Sciences

Examples of Possible Careers*

Conservation scientists

  • 5.1% faster than the average
  • 24,500 number of jobs
  • $64,020 potential earnings

Forest and conservation technicians

  • 0.6% little or no change
  • 21,200 number of jobs
  • $38,940 potential earnings


  • 3.8% about as fast as the average
  • 11,600 number of jobs
  • $63,980 potential earnings

Forestry and conservation science teachers, postsecondary

  • 2.2% slower than the average
  • 2,100 number of jobs
  • $87,400 potential earnings

Contact Information

Fully Offered

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus


Source of occupation titles and labor data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.