The average salary for a Forester is C$64,928 per year.

C$45,534 - C$88,271
C$46K
C$67K
C$88K
MEDIAN: C$66,560
10%
50%
90%
C$17.11 - C$43.08
C$17
C$24
C$43
MEDIAN: C$24.28
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$90K
Salary C$45,534 - C$88,271
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,851
Profit Sharing C$2,000
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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C$42,085 - C$90,519
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 98
Hourly Data C$0C$58
Hourly Rate C$17.11 - C$43.08
Overtime C$27.78 - C$58.72
Annual Data C$0C$90K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,851
Profit Sharing C$2,000
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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C$42,085 - C$90,519
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

Job Description for Forester

Foresters are responsible for maintaining, studying, and gathering data on natural habitats. This is not strictly limited to forests, and may also include lakes, mountains, and grasslands. As there is a wide range of habitats in the United States, the specific nature of their work can vary greatly. Their duties can include regulation enforcement, collection of data, overseeing fire safety programs, and repairing trail damage.

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Forester Tasks

  • 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.
  • May locate timber, negotiate timber purchase contracts, and mark property lines.
  • May direct and manage forestry through inspection, natural resource inventories, or harvesting recommendations.

Forester Pay By Employer

$0$85K

$59,246

$67,520

Forester Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Forester

Pay by Experience for a Forester has a positive trend. An entry-level Forester with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$57,000 based on 30 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Forester with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$61,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Forester which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$71,000 based on 20 salaries. A Forester with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$80,000 based on 17 salaries.

Key Stats for Forester

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Forester Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

Experienced
▲11%

National Average
C$64,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 18%