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 about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than geodesists but more than explosives workers.

Career Median Salary
Geodesist salary $63K
Park naturalist salary $61K
Conservation scientist salary $61K
Soil and water conservationist salary $61K
Range manager salary $61K
Forester salary $61K
Forensic science technician salary $58K
Biomass plant technician salary $57K
Scientist salary $38K
Explosives worker salary $50K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)