Ethnobotanist

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An ethnobotanist studies a region's plants and their practical uses through the traditional knowledge of local culture and people.

TRAINING/EDUCATION NEEDED

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.

SALARY EXPECTATIONS

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

VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS

Learn about ethnobotany from Marc Williams of Plants and Healers International.