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What is the average annual salary for Forester?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Forester may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Forester in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Forester in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Forester in the United States is $63,690 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Forester in the United Sates are expected to make less than $63,690.

Source: HR Reported data as of September 2014

Median $63,690
  • 10%$42,829
  • 25%$52,771
  • 75%$76,641
  • 90%$88,432

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Job Description for Forester

Manages and develops forest lands and resources for economic and recreational purposes. May require a bachelor's degree in a related area and at least 7 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. Generally manages exempt and nonexempt employees. Typically reports to the head of a unit/department. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. View Forester job description

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