What is the average salary for a Forester?

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of a Forester is $59,000. Salaries start from $37,160 and go up to $83,370. Please note that the average salary for a Forester may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Highest

The top 10% of Foresters in United States earn:

$83,370
Senior

The top 25% of Foresters in United States earn:

$69,720
Experienced

The middle 50% of Foresters in United States earn:

$57,110
Junior

The bottom 25% of Foresters in United States earn:

$45,710
Starting

The bottom 10% of Foresters in United States earn:

$37,160

Historical salary

Forester salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Forester Salary in California 71,780 1
Forester Salary in New Jersey 71,240 2
Forester Salary in Connecticut 70,220 3
Forester Salary in Alaska 67,130 4
Forester Salary in Illinois 66,650 5
Forester Salary in Louisiana 64,160 6
Forester Salary in West Virginia 63,610 7
Forester Salary in Oregon 63,380 8
Forester Salary in Michigan 63,090 9
Forester Salary in Pennsylvania 61,930 10
Forester Salary in Massachusetts 61,740 11
Forester Salary in Washington 61,220 12
Forester Salary in New Hampshire 60,950 13
Forester Salary in North Carolina 60,210 14
Forester Salary in Minnesota 59,120 15
Forester Salary in United States 59,000 16
Forester Salary in Texas 58,770 17
Forester Salary in Maryland 58,310 18
Forester Salary in Georgia 57,900 19
Forester Salary in Arkansas 57,360 20
Forester Salary in Vermont 57,320 21
Forester Salary in New York 56,540 22
Forester Salary in Iowa 56,090 23
Forester Salary in Alabama 56,020 24
Forester Salary in Maine 56,000 25
Forester Salary in Virginia 55,810 26
Forester Salary in Wyoming 55,490 27
Forester Salary in Colorado 55,200 28
Forester Salary in Arizona 54,270 29
Forester Salary in Utah 53,440 30
Forester Salary in Florida 53,350 31
Forester Salary in Idaho 52,940 32
Forester Salary in Montana 52,660 33
Forester Salary in South Carolina 52,290 34
Forester Salary in Wisconsin 52,230 35
Forester Salary in Mississippi 52,040 36
Forester Salary in Ohio 51,570 37
Forester Salary in Missouri 51,180 38
Forester Salary in Tennessee 50,800 39
Forester Salary in Oklahoma 49,080 40
Forester Salary in New Mexico 48,710 41
Forester Salary in South Dakota 48,090 42
Forester Salary in Indiana 47,150 43
Forester Salary in Kentucky 42,250 44

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics