Conservation or environmental associate professional
- Works with the emergency services in instances of fire, flood, injury or mountain rescue.
- Organises guided walks and answers questions from the public about an area and its wildlife.
- Provides information and education to the public through setting up displays, writing leaflets and making presentations.
- Organises and supervises conservation projects and the work of part-time and voluntary staff.
- Assists with environmental audits and impact assessments.
- Implements schemes for the management and protection of natural habitats.
- Assists with ecological surveys to identify plant and animal species, map their habitat and draw up conservation plans.
Typical Education Level
Level 3 NVQ; A Levels
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 19% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for conservation or environmental associate professional is £21,177
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 356. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for conservation or environmental associate professional roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £21,177 per year. That is about £1,765 per month or £10.86 per hour. New workers generally start on £15,794, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £56,551
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 356 people are employed in the region.