$50,841
Avg. Salary
$18.93
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,007

Bonus

$6,098

Profit Sharing

$8,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Forester is $18.93 per hour.

The average pay for a Forester is $50,841 per year.

$14.19
10%
$18.93
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$34.33
90%
MEDIAN $18.93
$36k
10%
$51k
50%
$76k
90%
MEDIAN $50,841
$35,962 - $75,829
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MEDIAN: $50,841
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$0$78K
Salary $35,962 - $75,829
Bonus $102 - $9,946
Profit Sharing $1,007 - $11,920
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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$33,973 - $78,441
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 439
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $14.19 - $34.33
Hourly Tips $1.25
Overtime $20.00 - $49.13
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $102 - $9,946
Commission $8,000
Profit Sharing $1,007 - $11,920
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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$33,973 - $78,441
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 138

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
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 98 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Forester Salaries

▲36%

▲15%

▲6%

National Average
$50,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Forester Salaries

People Management
▲31%

Timber Cruising
▲22%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲4%

Operations Management
▼0%

National Average
$50,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 18%