B.S. Biology, Ecology and Conservation Biology Emphasis
The Ecology and Conservation Biology emphasis is popular with students wanting to pursue careers in the public sector related to conservation.
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists, Median Pay: $59,680/year; Job Outlook (next 10 years): 4% growth (slower than average). Animal Care and Service Workers, Median Pay: $21,260; Job Outlook (next 10 years): 11% (faster than average). Conservation Scientists and Foresters. Median Pay: $60,220/year; Job Outlook (next 10 years): 7% (as fast as average). Environmental Scientists, Median Pay: $67,460; Job Outlook (next 10 years): 11% (faster than average).
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/ (visited March 1, 2017).