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How much does a Forester make in Illinois?

Average Forester Hourly Wage in Illinois

Foresters earn a median hourly wage of $29.73. Hourly wages typically start from $22.46 and go up to $43.42.

Average Forester Yearly Salary in Illinois

Foresters earn a median salary of $61,840 per year. Salaries typically start from $46,720 and go up to $90,310.

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How to Become a Forester

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • American University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of the District of Columbia | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
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Forester Earnings by Seniority

Top End Forester Earnings

The highest earning Foresters in Illinois earn:

$43.42
an hour
$90,310
per year
Senior Forester Earnings

Senior Foresters in Illinois earn:

$36.28
an hour
$75,460
per year
Experienced Forester Earnings

Experienced Foresters in Illinois earn:

$29.73
an hour
$61,840
per year
Junior Forester Earnings

Junior Foresters in Illinois earn:

$25.95
an hour
$53,970
per year
Starting Forester Earnings

Starting Foresters in Illinois earn:

$22.46
an hour
$46,720
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Forester salary comparison

Historical salary for Foresters in Illinois

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

How to Become a Forester

Interested in becoming a Forester? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good forester? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • American University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of the District of Columbia | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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