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
Connecticut $71,510
Alaska $71,310
Oregon $68,260
Louisiana $71,420
Washington $63,670
Illinois $67,090
Michigan $69,600
Pennsylvania $65,910
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
Montana $57,300
West Virginia $57,420
Idaho $55,660
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 New York. On average, they make less than occupational health specialists but more than landscapers.

Career Median Salary
Occupational health specialist salary $73K
Hydrologist salary $71K
Explosives worker salary $70K
Biochemist salary $56K
Forensic science technician salary $64K
Forester salary $62K
Biomass plant technician salary $63K
Animal scientist salary $59K
Food science technologist salary $54K
Landscaper salary $55K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)