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A first-time employee can expect to earn from R8 000 to R20 000 per month.
Top jobs in the government sector can reach up to over R1 million, while in the private sector one can expect to start at around R12 500 and can go up to R66 000 per month.
Private consultants can earn in the region of R58 000 per month.
A university degree in Conservation Ecology followed by a master’s degree in conservation, environmental management or wildlife biology
Vary - you work until the job is done
Places of Employment
Many diverse agencies such as conservation organisations (both private and government), agriculture, forestry, universities, research organisations, mining and in the water environment (aquatic conservation ecologist). Some may also move into environmental manager positions in large corporate companies.
Contact your university for more specific information
WWF South Africa
Forest Stewardship Council
SA National Biodiversity Institute
Places To Study