A botanist (plant biologist) studies microorganisms and giant trees — all plant life. They may study the effects of pollution (such as acid rain) on plants and work toward environmental protection, or they may identify new plant species and evaluate their parts and uses.
Also question is, how much does a botanist make an hour?
The average hourly wage for a Botanist in the United States is $33 as of February 26, 2020, but the range typically falls between $27 and $41.
Additionally, are botanists in demand? The need for botanists and those trained in botany will continue to grow in the future. The headline of a recent news article from the journal Nature was, “U.S. universities find that demand for botanists exceeds supply.” Businesses, industry, and research centers are also looking for botanists.
Keeping this in view, is a degree in botany worth it?
Originally Answered: Is it worth pursuing a degree in botany? Yes. Most people trained in plant biology/botany will have the same training as modern biologists. In general, the more applied your pursuit is, the better your employment options (e.g..
What do botanists most likely study?
Botanists study the biology of plants, fungi and other organisms, such as lichens and algae. Through the study of plants, Botanists can record the impacts of human activity on the environment; the way plants breed and grow, as well as the structure and genetic make-up of various species.