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 8% less than similar careers in West Virginia. On average, they make less than occupational health specialists but more than climate change analysts.

Career Median Salary
Occupational health specialist salary $76K
Bioinformatics scientist salary $71K
Molecular biologist salary $71K
Chemist salary $58K
Geodesist salary $63K
Forester salary $57K
Industrial ecologist salary $49K
Environmental consultant salary $49K
Environmental restoration planner salary $49K
Climate change analyst salary $49K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)