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Occupation Title: Environmental Restoration Planners

Description: Collaborate with field and biology staff to oversee the implementation of restoration projects and to develop new products. Process and synthesize complex scientific data into practical strategies for restoration, monitoring or management.

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 19-2041.02

Sample Job Titles: Coastal and Estuary Specialist; Director, Forest Restoration Institute; Director, River Restoration; Executive Director; Fish and Wildlife Biologist, Endangered Species Conservation and Recovery; Fisheries Habitat Restoration Specialist; Marine Habitat Resource Specialist; Program Manager, Environmental Planning; Project Manager; Watershed Coordinator

 Salary Chart Environmental Restoration Planners

Estimated Total Employment*
2009: 83,530
2010: 81,690
2011: 83,090
2012: 84,240
2013: 87,380

Data Source:
Bureau of Labor Statistics

Projected Job Openings (2012-2022): 39,700
Projected Growth (2012-2022): 15-21%

(total 10 year projection, not annual)

Data Source:
O*NET Online

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics program does not include self-employed workers in employment estimates. O*NET and other BLS programs do include self-employed workers.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. REC-0439914 and DRL-0910041 (Enhancing Departments and Graduate Education in Geography).

Suggested citation: Association of American Geographers, Jobs & Careers Website, Salary Data and Trends, http://www.aag.org/cs/salary_data_and_trends/salary_data_and_trends_overview (accessed mm//dd/yyyy).