Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Forester Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Forester is $44,990 per year.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Forester Total Pay (?
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$34,596 - $64,551
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MEDIAN: $44,990
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National Salary Data

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$34,596 - $64,551  
   
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$0.00 - $4,000  
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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$34,335 - $65,916  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Job Description for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Forester

  • May locate timber, negotiate timber purchase contracts, and mark property lines.
  • May direct and manage forestry through inspection, natural resource inventories, or harvesting recommendations.
  • Manage resources and land for government, industrial, or consulting purposes including caring for forests, procuring timber, or harvest research.
  • Plan cutting programs, removal techniques, and fire prevention.

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Gender

Female
13%
female alumni
 
Male
87%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 13%
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