Conservation Scientists (19-1031)
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. Excludes Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists (19-1023) and Foresters (19-1032).
Employment and Job Openings
|Employment||Average Annual Openings|
|2018 Estimate||2028 Projection||Percent Change||Labor Force Exits||Occupation Transfers||Total|
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Balance of State||40.40||17.39||26.15||36.76||53.62||73.42|
* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.