Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research

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Total Degrees​
Awarded in 2020
244
declining 2.79%
Average Wage
$70,639
growing 0.769%
People in Workforce
376,159
growing 6%
Average Employee Age
40.4
declining 0.866%

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The locations with the highest concentration of Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research degree recipients are Berkeley, CA, Stanford, CA, and Newark, DE. The locations with a relatively high number of Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research degree recipients are Ashland, WI, Charlotte Amalie West, VI, and Dillon, MT. The most common degree awarded to students studying Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research is a bachelors degree.

Institutions

Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research and the types of students that study this field. University of California-Berkeley awards the most degrees in Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research in the US, but Northland College and University of the Virgin Islands have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research.

Tuition costs for Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research majors are, on average, $0 for in-state public colleges, and $0 for out of state private colleges.

The most common sector, by number of institutions, that offers Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research programs are Public, 4-year or above institutions (21 total). The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded, is Public, 4-year or above (191 completions).

Institutions

Institution with the Most Degrees Awarded in Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research

The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded in Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research, is Public, 4-year or above (191 completions).

The following chart shows the share of universities that offer Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research programs, by the total number of completions, colored and grouped by their sector.

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Tuition Costs for Common Institutions

University of California-Berkeley has the most Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research degree recipients, with 45 degrees awarded in 2020.

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Specialized Colleges

Out of all institutions that offer Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research programs and have at least 5 graduates in those programs, Northland College has the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research, with 9.45%.

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Degrees Awarded by County

Counties with the Most Degrees Awarded in Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research

This map shows the counties in the United States colored by the highest number of degrees awarded in Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research by year.

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Growth in Awarded Degrees

Counties with the Fastest Growing Number of Degrees Awarded

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Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Natural Resources & Conservation graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field.

The average salary for Natural Resources & Conservation majors is $70,639 and the most common occupations are Other managers, Postsecondary teachers, and Conservation scientists & foresters.

The industry that employs the most Natural Resources & Conservation majors is Administration of environmental quality & housing programs, though the highest paying industry, by average wage, is Not specified manufacturing industries.

Wages

Yearly Income for Common Jobs

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research is from the 2 Digit Course Natural Resources & Conservation.
$70,639
Average Wage in Workforce
± $2,660
0.769%
1 Year Growth
± 5.39%

The average salary for Natural Resources & Conservation majors is $70,639 and the most common occupations are Other managers, Postsecondary teachers, and Conservation scientists & foresters.

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Highest Paying Locations

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research is from the 2 Digit Course Natural Resources & Conservation.

This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States colored by the average salary of Natural Resources & Conservation majors.

Note that the census collects information tied to where people live, not where they work. It is possible that Natural Resources & Conservation majors live and work in the same place, but it is also possible that they live and work in two different places.

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Occupations

Most Common

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research is from the 2 Digit Course Natural Resources & Conservation.

The most common occupations Natural Resources & Conservation majors, by number of employees, are Other managers, Postsecondary teachers, and Conservation scientists & foresters.

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Most Specialized

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Highest Paid

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research is from the 2 Digit Course Natural Resources & Conservation.

The highest paid occupations by median income for Natural Resources & Conservation majors are Physicians, Other psychologists, and Architectural & engineering managers.

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Occupations by Share

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research is from the 2 Digit Course Natural Resources & Conservation.
376,159
2020 Workforce
± 15,039
6%
1 Year Growth
± 5.41%

The number of Natural Resources & Conservation graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 6%, from 354,881 in 2019 to 376,159 in 2020.

The largest single share of Natural Resources & Conservation graduates go on to work as Other managers (6.75%). This chart shows the various jobs filled by those with a major in Natural Resources & Conservation by share of the total number of graduates.

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Industries

Most Common

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Highest Paid

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Industries by Share

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research is from the 2 Digit Course Natural Resources & Conservation.
376,159
2020 Workforce
± 15,039
6%
1 Year Growth
± 5.41%

The number of Natural Resources & Conservation graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 6%, from 354,881 in 2019 to 376,159 in 2020.

The industry which employs the most Natural Resources & Conservation graduates by share is Administration of environmental quality & housing programs, followed by Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges. This visualization shows the industries that hire those who major in Natural Resources & Conservation.

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Specialty Locations

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research is from the 2 Digit Course Natural Resources & Conservation.

This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States where there are a relatively high population of Natural Resources & Conservation majors.

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Diversity

Demographic information for those who earn a degree in Natural Resources & Conservation in the United States.

The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Natural Resources & Conservation is 40.4.

The most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelors Degree. Male employees are more likely to hold Natural Resources & Conservation degrees, and White students are the most common race/ethnicty group awarded degrees in Natural Resources & Conservation (147 students).

Workforce Age

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research is from the 2 Digit Course Natural Resources & Conservation.
40.4
Average Age in 2020
± 0.513 Years
0.866%
1 Year Change
± 1.84%

This chart shows distribution of ages for employees with a degree in Natural Resources & Conservation. The most common ages of employees with this major are 28 and 25 years old, which represent 3.69% and 3.66% of the population, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded

The most common degree types awarded to students graduating in Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research are Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, and Research Doctorate.

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Workforce Degrees

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research is from the 2 Digit Course Natural Resources & Conservation.

The most common degree types held by the working population in Natural Resources & Conservation are Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, and Doctorate degree.

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Sex Imbalance for Common Institutions

Male (50.8%)
Most Common Sex with a Degree in this Field

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Race & Ethnicity by Degrees Awarded

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    147 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    27 degrees awarded
  3. Non-resident Alien
    27 degrees awarded

This chart shows the number of degrees awarded in Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research for each race & ethnicity. White students earned the largest share of the degrees with this major.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Race/Ethnicity and Sex Combination
  1. White Male
    36 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    32 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    9 degrees awarded

This chart illustrates the differences by sex for each race & ethnicity of Bachelors Degree recipients in Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research. White Male students, who earn most of the degrees in this field, are the most common combination of race/ethnicity and sex.

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Global Diversity

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Conservation & Natural Resource Research is from the 2 Digit Course Natural Resources & Conservation.
Most Common Countries of Origin
  1. China
    2,459 degree recipients
  2. India
    1,963 degree recipients
  3. Mexico
    1,784 degree recipients
High Relative Number of Students
  1. Nepal
    6.95 times more than expected
  2. France
    4.38 times more than expected
  3. United Kingdom, not specified
    3.84 times more than expected

There are a relatively high number of people that were born in Nepal that hold Natural Resources & Conservation degrees (6.95 times more than expected), and the most common country of origin by total numbers for non-US students earning a degree in this field is China (2,459 degree recipients).

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