$53,204
Avg. Salary
$27.25
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,948

Bonus

$2,750

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Forester with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) skills is $27.25 per hour.

The median Forester has a base pay of $53,204. Salaries generally range from $41k to $73k. The median bonus is $2,948. Skills that can affect salary include Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
$21.36
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$27.25
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$31.74
90%
MEDIAN $27.25
$41k
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$53k
50%
$73k
90%
MEDIAN $53,204
$40,964 - $72,730
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MEDIAN: $53,204
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$0$76K
Salary $40,964 - $72,730
Bonus $0.30 - $10,182
Profit Sharing $2,750
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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$41,426 - $76,482
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 4 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 41
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $27.25
Overtime $37.68
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $0.30 - $10,182
Profit Sharing $2,750
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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$41,426 - $76,482
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 4 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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 Job Listings

Key Stats for Forester

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
10-19 years
88%
20 years or more
12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 15%