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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Forester Salary

The average pay for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Forester is $46,482 per year.
$34,530 - $65,260
(Median)
$35K
$46K
$65K
MEDIAN: $46,482
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,530 - $65,260  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,368  
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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$31,500 - $66,678  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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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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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 12%