Forester Salary

A Forester earns an average salary of $50,794 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are People Management and Timber Cruising.
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$35,067 - $75,078
$35K
$51K
$75K
MEDIAN: $50,729
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50%
90%

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$13.74 - $40.27
$14
$19
$40
MEDIAN: $18.72
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$0$79K
Salary $35,067 - $75,078
Bonus $0.00 - $9,635
Profit Sharing $6,850
Commission $8,000
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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$33,277 - $79,172
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 250
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $13.74 - $40.27
Overtime $18.00 - $50.93
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,635
Commission $8,000
Profit Sharing $6,850
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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$33,277 - $79,172
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 78

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.

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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 $41,000 based on 128 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 $53,000 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Forester which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 85 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 $68,000 based on 68 salaries.

Forester Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Forester?

Forester in Newport News:
Pros: 40 hours week.
Cons: Some pople.

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Key Stats for Forester

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Forester Salaries

▲36%

▲15%

▲6%

National Average
$50,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Forester Salaries

People Management
▲31%

Timber Cruising
▲21%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲4%

National Average
$50,000


Operations Management
▼1%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 19%