Weed and invasive plant specialists manage vegetation by identifying weeds and invasive plants; and learning how to combat them.
A master's degree or a Ph.D. in weed science, plant ecology, agronomy, or ecology is required for most positions.
WHERE TO STUDY
For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.
In August 2020, the median yearly salary for a weed and invasive plant specialist was $74,104, according to Comparably.com. For more information, visit Comparably.com's Weed Scientist page.