Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Forestry and the types of students that study this field. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Forestry. Tuition costs for Forestry majors are, on average, $8,370 for in-state public colleges, and $27,000 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Forestry programs are Public, 4-year or above institutions.
Information on the businesses and industries that employ Natural Resources & Conservation graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field. Administration of environmental quality & housing programs is the industry that employs the most Natural Resources & Conservation majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Natural Resources & Conservation majors, by average wage, is Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. .
Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Natural Resources & Conservation in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Natural Resources & Conservation is 41, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Male employees are more likey to hold Natural Resources & Conservation degrees, and White students earn the majority (1,711) of the degrees.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Forestry field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Forestry majors need many skills, but most especially Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Forestry majors need more than the average amount of Operation and Control, Science, and Management of Material Resources.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Forestry majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Operation and Control is very distinctive for
majors, but the Speaking, Reading Comprehension, and Critical Thinking are the three most important skills for people in the field.