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Forest Technician School Enrollment and Employment of Graduates, 1980-1981

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A survey located 75 two-year forest technician schools in 28 states during 1980-1981. Total enrollment was 4,200 to 5,000 students, with 1,450 to 1,750 graduates expected in 1981. Of 1980 graduates, 71 percent had found jobs in forest technology by early 1981, and 8 percent had other employment. Industry was the main employer but took a smaller percentage of the graduates than in 1978, 1979, and 1980, when similar surveys were made. Starting salaries averaged higher than in 1979.
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Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Director, School of Forest Technology, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Wanakena, N.Y.

Publication date: 1982-02-01

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.

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