The average pay for a Forestry Technician is $15.22 per hour.

$28,957 - $52,357
$29K
$38K
$52K
MEDIAN: $37,772
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$11.54 - $23.90
$12
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$24
MEDIAN: $15.22
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,957 - $52,357  
   
Bonus
$650  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,434 - $53,728  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.54 - $23.90  
   
Overtime
$14.52 - $34.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$650  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,434 - $53,728  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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Job Description for Forestry Technician

  • Maintain detailed and accurate map of access roads and forest areas.
  • Oversee forest protection activities, including fire control, fire crew training, and coordination of fire detection and public education programs.
  • Provide technical assistance for the conservation of soil, water, forests, or related natural resources.
  • Train and lead workers in seasonal activities, such as planting tree seedlings, putting out forest fires, and maintaining recreational facilities.

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Pay by Experience Level for Forestry Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Forestry Technician

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
045
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Forestry Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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