CAREER

Land Range Managers

Overview

Salary Median (2017)

$61,480

Projected Job Growth (2016-2026)

+6.3% (as fast as the average)

Most Common Level of Education

Bachelor's Degree

Career

What Land Range Managers Do

Research or study range land management practices to provide sustained production of forage, livestock, and wildlife.

Other Job Titles Land Range Managers May Have

Conservationist, Grassland Conservationist, Habitat Management Coordinator, Land Management Supervisor, Natural Resource Manager, Natural Resource Specialist, Range Technician, Rangeland Management Specialist, Resource Manager, Wildlife Manager

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Regulate grazing, and help ranchers plan and organize grazing systems in order to manage, improve and protect rangelands and maximize their use.
  • Measure and assess vegetation resources for biological assessment companies, environmental impact statements, and rangeland monitoring programs.
  • Maintain soil stability and vegetation for non-grazing uses, such as wildlife habitats and outdoor recreation.
  • Mediate agreements among rangeland users and preservationists as to appropriate land use and management.
  • Manage forage resources through fire, herbicide use, or revegetation to maintain a sustainable yield from the land.

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