Forester earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Forester salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New Jersey $98,750
Illinois $82,860
Washington $79,000
Connecticut $78,990
Nebraska $76,730
Iowa $76,560
Louisiana $76,390
Alaska $75,660
New York $75,510
Massachusetts $74,870
California $74,490
Pennsylvania $73,080
Michigan $72,800
Oregon $72,100
Maryland $69,650
New Mexico $67,200
Georgia $65,710
Alabama $65,680
Ohio $64,890
Minnesota $64,250
Virginia $64,010
North Carolina $63,750
Vermont $63,750
Wyoming $63,390
Montana $63,110
Nevada $62,720
Idaho $62,340
New Hampshire $61,890
West Virginia $61,720
Colorado $61,190
Wisconsin $60,500
Indiana $60,100
Florida $59,240
Utah $57,800
Tennessee $57,600
South Carolina $57,390
Arizona $56,990
Arkansas $53,410
Maine $52,520
North Dakota $51,750
South Dakota $51,710
Missouri $50,100
Oklahoma $50,100
Texas $46,670
Kentucky $40,290
Mississippi $38,570
District of Columbia $104,100

How do forester salaries compare to similar careers?

Foresters earn 6% more than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than geodesists but more than biotechnicians.

Career Median Salary
Geodesist salary $62K
Conservation scientist salary $64K
Park naturalist salary $64K
Soil and water conservationist salary $64K
Range manager salary $64K
Forester salary $64K
Forensic science technician salary $62K
Biomass plant technician salary $50K
Landscaper salary $49K
Biotechnician salary $48K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)