Forest Technologists and Technicians

(NOC 2223)
+10.07%
 

What do Forest Technologists and Technicians do?

Forestry technologists and technicians work in forestry research, management, harvesting, resources, conservation, and protection.

How to become: Forest Technologists and Technicians

In general, you must have a college or technical institute diploma and specialized training. You usually need certification by a professional organization in your field.

To be a forestry technologist or technician, you usually need a college diploma in a forestry technology, renewable resources or forest ranger program.

Many recent entrants have a trade/vocational certificate or community college diploma, and almost 2 in 5 have an undergraduate university degree.

Where to study for a career as: Forest Technologists and Technicians

Vancouver Island University
Nanaimo, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Fundamentals of Forest Harvesting Practices Certificate
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NAIT
Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Forest Technology Diploma
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Algonquin College - Pembroke Campus
Pembroke, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Forestry Technician Diploma
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Modified on January 26, 2022

How much do Forest Technologists and Technicians make?

Low:
$40,560
Average:
$57,408
High:
$97,406

Job openings for Forest Technologists and Technicians

Job Seekers:
2,000
Job Openings:
2,700