Forester earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Forester salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $80,260
California $76,650
Massachusetts $70,380
New Jersey $80,300
Illinois $68,570
Connecticut $71,510
Alaska $71,310
Oregon $68,260
Louisiana $71,420
Washington $63,670
Pennsylvania $62,885
Michigan $69,600
New York $62,410
Alabama $61,540
Vermont $64,110
New Hampshire $62,400
Iowa $64,390
Texas $64,520
Maryland $66,070
Minnesota $65,770
Florida $61,980
Nevada $62,720
North Carolina $60,750
Ohio $59,070
Colorado $61,230
Nebraska $57,560
South Carolina $60,540
Wyoming $62,740
Virginia $55,550
Mississippi $59,710
Idaho $57,180
Montana $57,300
West Virginia $57,420
Arkansas $56,860
Wisconsin $54,510
North Dakota $51,750
Tennessee $56,680
South Dakota $51,890
Georgia $50,310
Maine $52,520
New Mexico $46,500
Missouri $48,010
Oklahoma $49,260
Kentucky $45,420
Indiana $44,820

How do forester salaries compare to similar careers?

Foresters earn 9% more than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than range managers but more than lawn care specialists.

Career Median Salary
Range manager salary $63K
Conservation scientist salary $63K
Soil and water conservationist salary $63K
Animal scientist salary $60K
Forensic science technician salary $59K
Forester salary $62K
Biomass plant technician salary $58K
Biotechnician salary $45K
Arborist salary $39K
Lawn care specialist salary $37K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)