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CONSERVATION SCIENTISTS
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Occupation Description:
 
  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 from fire and rodent damage. 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. Exclude "Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists" (19-1023) and "Foresters" (19-1032).
 
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  Specialized Occupations:
 
 
  * Soil and Water Conservationists (ONET code: 19-1031.01)
 
  * Range Managers (ONET code: 19-1031.02)
 
  * Park Naturalists (ONET code: 19-1031.03)
 
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Education & Training:
 
  Bachelor's degree
 
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Wage Information:
 
 
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide Units $82,379.00 $39.60 $26.78 $32.88 - $48.22
Bridgeport/Stamford $75,710.00 $36.40 $28.32 $30.20 - $42.44
Hartford $92,911.00 $44.67 $33.62 $39.89 - $52.16
New Haven $81,700.00 $39.28 $33.34 $38.03 - $43.38
      
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