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2023 Forestry Salary

There are about 6,083 students enrolled in Forestry in the USA.

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College is a massive investment for most people. It is important to lack doubt you get a high return on that investment. We intend for the following career and earnings insights to guide you in deciding your major at college.

Right out of university, Forestry majors take in $39,226 a year on average (close to national median 46th percentile). After some experience in their professions, they can bring in as high as $96,205 down to $21,977, but average about $46,016. To put it in context, that's 19% over the American average.

The most common job title for a Forestry graduate is Environmental Scientist, which for the most part make close to $43,000; next are Natural Resource Technician and Environmental Technician, which generally make around $20,000 and $28,000 respectively.

The best paid region for Forestry graduates is The Far West. OR has the highest earning Forestry alumni of any state.

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