A Forestry Technician earns an average wage of C$19.87 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$25,912 - C$82,864
C$26K
C$49K
C$83K
MEDIAN: C$49,000
10%
50%
90%
C$16.33 - C$26.72
C$16
C$20
C$27
MEDIAN: C$20.05
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$82K
Salary C$25,912 - C$82,864
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$32,594 - C$66,613
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data C$0C$30
Hourly Rate C$16.33 - C$26.72
Overtime C$27.99
Annual Data C$0C$66K
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$32,594 - C$66,613
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 43

Job Description for Forestry Technician

  • 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.
  • 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.

Forestry Technician Pay By Employer

$0$51K

$48,015

Forestry Technician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Forestry Technician

Pay by Experience for a Forestry Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Forestry Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$42,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Forestry Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Forestry Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$51,000 based on 10 salaries. A Forestry Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$53,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Forestry Technician

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Forestry Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
C$47,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 21%