Average Forester Salary

$52,761
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$37k
MEDIAN
$53k
90%
$78k

The average salary for a Forester is $52,761

Base Salary
$37k - $78k
Bonus
$507 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$5k - $10k
Commission
$0 - $509
Total Pay
$34k - $78k
Is Average Forester Salary your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
United States (change)
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
EXPLORE BY:

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Foresters?

What Do Foresters Do?

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.
Find your market worth – how it works:

Job Satisfaction for Forester

3.9 out of 5
(56)
Highly Satisfied
5Reviews
We currently don't have any reviews for this job and need at least 5 ratings before we can calculate a satisfaction score. Are you a Forester? Take our survey to help us meet this goal.

Gender Breakdown

Male
81.9%
Female
17.6%
Prefer to self-define
0.5%
This data is based on 182 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

88%

Dental

69%

Vision

55%

None

12%