Forestry Technician Salary

The average pay for a Forestry Technician is $15.31 per hour.

$24,468 - $51,008
$24K
$34K
$51K
MEDIAN: $34,350
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$10.21 - $24.66
$10
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MEDIAN: $15.43
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$0$52K
Salary $24,468 - $51,008
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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$24,773 - $52,588
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 3 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $10.21 - $24.66
Overtime $14.62 - $35.73
Annual Data $0$52K
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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$24,773 - $52,588
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 3 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

Job Description for Forestry Technician

  • Provide technical assistance for the conservation of soil, water, forests, or related natural resources.
  • Train and lead workers in seasonal activities, such as planting tree seedlings, putting out forest fires, and maintaining recreational facilities.
  • Maintain detailed and accurate map of access roads and forest areas.
  • Oversee forest protection activities, including fire control, fire crew training, and coordination of fire detection and public education programs.

Forestry Technician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Forestry Technician

Pay by Experience for a Forestry Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Forestry Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 36 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Forestry Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Forestry Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 17 salaries. A Forestry Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 8 salaries.

Forestry Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Forestry Technician?

Forestry Technician in New York:
"Very enjoyable."
Pros: Operating machinery working outdoors.
Cons: Wet weather cold damp weather.

Key Stats for Forestry Technician

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Forestry Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲47%

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 39%