An ethnobotanist studies a region's plants and their practical uses through the traditional knowledge of local culture and people.
The minimum education required is a Bachelor's and a Master's degree.
WHERE TO STUDY
For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.
In December 2015, the median yearly salary for an ethnobotanist was $60,050, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. For more information, visit Study.com's Ethnobotanist Profile.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
- American Society for Horticultural Science
- Botanical Society of America
- International Center for Ethnobotanical Education Research & Service
- International Society of Ethnobiology
- Society of Ethnobiology
- The Society for Economic Botany
VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS
Learn about ethnobotany from Marc Williams of Plants and Healers International.