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Careers in Botany

You can make an impact on this world by using your Botany degree in a variety of fields.

Graduates often go on to careers in

  • Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Biotechnology
  • Conservation and Natural Resource Management
  • Ecology
  • Ethnobotany
  • Forestry
  • Pharmaceuticals or Natural Products
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics
  • Plant Pathology

You'll also be prepared for graduate studies or professional schools such as pharmacy, natural medicine and medicine. 

Botanist Salaries

 

$58,450

The median annual wage of agricultural and food scientists was $58,450 in 2010. That works out to be $28.10 per hour. Check out the occupational handbook for more information on the job outlook for botanists.

Let's Connect!


Advisor: Dr. Sue Harley
botany@weber.edu
801-626-6174

 

Office hours


Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Room TY424, Mail Code 2504

Mailing address


Weber State University
Department of Botany
1415 Edvalson St., Dept. 2504
Ogden, UT 84408-2505505

Building location


Tracy Hall Science Center (TY)

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