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Estimated employment10
Mean wage$38.03
Entry wage$27.50
10th percentile wage$22.80
50th percentile wage$38.63
90th percentile wage$47.06
 Top Employing Industries
Public Administration10100%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration1038.63
Forest and Conservation Technicians (19-4093)
Compile data pertaining to size, content, condition, and other characteristics of forest tracts, under direction of foresters; train and lead forest workers in forest propagation, fire prevention and suppression. May assist conservation scientists in managing, improving, and protecting rangelands and wildlife habitats, and help provide technical assistance regarding the conservation of soil, water, and related natural resources.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$38.63 $35.99  $2.64
2016$37.73+2.4%$35.15 +2.4%$2.58
2015$37.00+2%$34.47 +2%$2.53
2014$36.31+1.9%$33.83 +1.9%$2.48
2013$35.62+1.9%$33.18 +1.9%$2.43
2012$34.92+2%$32.54 +2%$2.39
2011$34.38+1.6%$32.03 +1.6%$2.35
2010$33.78+1.8%$31.47 +1.8%$2.31
2009$33.42+1.1%$31.13 +1.1%$2.28
2008$32.42+3.1%$30.21 +3.1%$2.22
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$38.63 $22.06  $16.57
2016$37.73+2.4%$21.36 +3.3%$16.37
2015$37.00+2%$20.91 +2.1%$16.09
2014$36.31+1.9%$20.46 +2.2%$15.85
2013$35.62+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%$15.57
2012$34.92+2%$19.70 +1.7%$15.22
2011$34.38+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$14.99
2010$33.78+1.8%$19.07 +1.7%$14.71
2009$33.42+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%$14.61
2008$32.42+3.1%$18.33 +2.6%$14.09

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2017

Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
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