Is your future salary worth the time in school?

After graduation, forestry and related studies 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.

Forestry and Related Studies graduate salaries over time

The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in forestry and related studies is $36,662, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $47,675.

This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:

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Wage Range Median Wage

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