Table 2. Employment of conservation science and forestry occupations by industry, May 2008

Industry Conservation scientists Foresters Forest and conservation technicians Forest and conservation workers
Federal executive branch (OES designation) 6,620 1,780 23,310 NA
State and local government (OES designation) 5,940 4,630 6,070 6,930
State government (OES designation) NA 2,960 4,250 5,410
Local government (OES designation) NA 1,670 1,820 1,520
Social advocacy organizations 1,430 50 160 160
Logging NA 560 130 70
Sawmills and wood preservation NA 980 40 240
Colleges, universities, and professional schools 600 290 280 40
Total, all industries 15,830 10,160 30,850 8,280
Note: NA indicates data not available.

 

Last Modified Date: June 12, 2009