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Highest Paying Cities for Forest and Conservation Technicians

The top 100 highest paying cities for forest and conservation technicians (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of forest and conservation technicians in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $63,090, Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts is the highest paying city for forest and conservation technicians. It is followed by Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts (average annual salary $56,140). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of forest and conservation technicians in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Forest and Conservation Technicians

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$63,090
30
2 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$56,140
50
3 South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$54,380
80
4 St Louis, Missouri
$52,940
40
5 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$50,820
160
6 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$50,730
80
7 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$50,290
70
8 Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$47,830
50
9 Kansas nonmetropolitan area, Kansas
$47,660
70
10 West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$47,040
110
11 Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$46,710
30
12 Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$46,710
60
13 Kansas City, Missouri
$46,560
30
14 Tallahassee, Florida
$46,160
30
15 Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$45,830
30
16 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$45,800
60
17 Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$45,700
40
18 Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$45,380
40
19 Alexandria, Louisiana
$45,260
30
20 Fairbanks, Alaska
$45,200
200
21 Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$45,080
100
22 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$44,940
130
23 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$44,760
50
24 Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$44,450
50
25 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$44,440
50
26 Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$44,430
90
27 East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$44,100
30
28 Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$44,040
40
29 West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$43,930
70
30 Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$43,520
50
31 North Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$43,520
30
32 South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$42,700
120
33 Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$42,690
30
34 North Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$42,670
40
35 Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$42,640
110
36 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$42,620
30
37 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$42,580
100
38 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$42,510
80
39 Huntington-Ashland, West Virginia
$42,460
30
40 Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$42,200
40
41 Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$42,040
70
42 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$42,000
640
43 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$41,690
40
44 Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$40,900
70
45 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$40,870
530
46 Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$40,820
40
47 North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$40,230
40
48 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$40,230
220
49 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$40,210
n/a
50 Columbia, Missouri
$40,170
n/a
51 Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$40,090
30
52 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$40,040
30
53 Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$39,950
70
54 Anchorage, Alaska
$39,720
110
55 Olympia, Washington
$39,650
50
56 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$39,580
280
57 West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$39,400
120
58 Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$39,180
30
59 Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$38,980
110
60 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$38,870
60
61 Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$38,820
30
62 Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$38,780
120
63 Boulder, Colorado
$38,710
40
64 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$38,460
70
65 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$38,430
30
66 South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$38,430
40
67 Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$38,390
50
68 Johnson City, Tennessee
$38,350
30
69 Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$37,710
120
70 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$37,680
60
71 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$37,570
580
72 Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$37,220
60
73 Merced, California
$37,080
40
74 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$36,650
50
75 Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$36,360
50
76 Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area, Maryland
$36,200
40
77 Bend, Oregon
$36,090
220
78 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$36,020
170
79 Green Bay, Wisconsin
$36,020
30
80 Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$36,020
60
81 Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$35,760
40
82 Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$35,560
40
83 Tucson, Arizona
$35,320
110
84 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$34,960
40
85 South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$34,960
50
86 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$34,950
70
87 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$34,750
130
88 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$34,560
130
89 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$34,560
160
90 Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$34,560
40
91 Madison, Wisconsin
$34,500
60
92 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$34,370
50
93 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$34,290
40
94 Salinas, California
$33,820
90
95 Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area, Arizona
$33,820
120
96 Redding, California
$33,750
340
97 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$33,450
100
98 North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$33,400
130
99 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$33,390
350
100 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$33,390
1,430
See also: Highest paying industries for forest and conservation technicians.