$41,061
Avg. Salary
$17.64
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Forester with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) skills is $17.64 per hour.

The average pay for a Forester with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) skills is $41,061 per year.

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MEDIAN $41,061
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$0$53K
Salary $29,513 - $53,606
Bonus $499 - $7,550
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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$30,441 - $53,968
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 26 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 80
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $14.16 - $22.70
Overtime $21.54 - $32.70
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $499 - $7,550
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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$30,441 - $53,968
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 26 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 46

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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Q: What is it like working as a Forester?

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

Key Stats for Forester

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 19%