Your degree doesn’t dictate your future salary, but it is a strong indicator.
After graduation, forest sciences graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $82,299, while the bottom 20% make closer to $39,420. The median grad salary is $56,958.
Forest Sciences graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in forest sciences is $36,054, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $47,784.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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