Forester earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Forester salary by state

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

How do forester salaries compare to similar careers?

Foresters earn about the same as related careers in South Dakota. On average, they make less than environmental restoration planners but more than lawn care specialists.

Career Median Salary
Environmental restoration planner salary $59K
Animal scientist salary $55K
Soil and plant scientist salary $58K
Food science technologist salary $50K
Cartographer salary $54K
Forester salary $52K
Forensic science technician salary $52K
Landscaper salary $49K
Arborist salary $37K
Lawn care specialist salary $32K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)