Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary

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What do they do?

Teach courses in forestry and conservation science. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Also known as:

Assistant Professor, Assistant Teaching Professor, Associate Professor, Conservation Biology Professor, Ecology Professor, Extension Professor, Forest Biometrics Professor, Forest Ecology Professor, Forest Resources Professor, Forest Technology Professor, Forestry Instructor, Forestry Professor, Instructor, Lecturer, Natural Resources Instructor, Natural Resources Professor, Professor, Research Professor, Silviculture Professor, Timber Management Professor

Typical Wages

Annual wages for Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary in United States

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary is projected to grow 3 percent from 2018 to 2028, more slowly than average compared to all occupations.

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Projected Employment

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Projected Employment Rankings For All United States:

  • 3.8%

    Percent Change

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  • 200

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Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (47.9%)
  • Master's degree (32%)
  • Bachelor's degree (14.6%)
  • Associate's degree (1.7%)
  • Some college, no degree (2.2%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (1.3%)
  • Less than high school diploma (0.5%)

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Skills

People in this career often have these skills:

  • Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Biology - Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Geography - Knowledge of principles and methods for describing the features of land, sea, and air masses, including their physical characteristics, locations, interrelationships, and distribution of plant, animal, and human life.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
  • Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Develop instructional materials.
  • Teach physical science or mathematics courses at the college level.
  • Evaluate student work.
  • Maintain student records.
  • Supervise laboratory work.
  • Supervise student research or internship work.
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Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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