$61,606
Avg. Salary
$27.31
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Forester with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) skills is $27.31 per hour.

The median Forester has a base pay of $61,606. Salaries generally range from $39k to $100k. The median bonus is . Skills that can affect salary include Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
$23.80
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$27.31
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$32.96
90%
MEDIAN $27.31
$39k
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$62k
50%
$100k
90%
MEDIAN $61,606
$39,000 - $99,712
$39K
$62K
$100K
MEDIAN: $61,606
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$23.80 - $32.96
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$0$105K
Salary $39,000 - $99,712
Bonus $3,450
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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$41,634 - $105,807
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 2 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 24
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $27.31
Overtime $31.50
Annual Data $0$105K
Bonus $3,450
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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$41,634 - $105,807
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 2 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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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Key Stats for Forester

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 9%