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Highest Paying Cities for Foresters

The top 81 highest paying cities for foresters (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 foresters in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $92,040, Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California is the highest paying city for foresters. It is followed by San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California (average annual salary $90,410). 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 foresters in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 81 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Foresters

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$92,040
40
2 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$90,410
540
3 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$90,400
540
4 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$82,590
50
5 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$82,160
50
6 St Louis, Missouri
$78,680
n/a
7 Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$78,450
50
8 Redding, California
$75,080
30
9 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$74,640
n/a
10 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$72,990
60
11 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$69,280
50
12 Salem, Oregon
$68,500
70
13 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$66,740
40
14 Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$66,690
40
15 Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$65,710
60
16 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$65,180
60
17 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$65,180
80
18 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$64,830
30
19 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$64,390
50
20 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$63,780
130
21 West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$63,660
50
22 North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$63,650
50
23 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$63,440
90
24 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$63,010
70
25 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$63,010
70
26 Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$62,960
30
27 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$62,840
70
28 Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$62,410
40
29 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$62,250
80
30 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$62,190
50
31 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$61,920
40
32 Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$61,910
60
33 Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$61,910
40
34 Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$61,860
40
35 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$61,750
70
36 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$61,670
50
37 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$61,570
70
38 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$61,250
60
39 Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$61,250
110
40 Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$61,220
30
41 Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$60,590
50
42 East Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$60,230
n/a
43 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$59,680
80
44 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$59,580
50
45 Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$58,360
40
46 Corvallis, Oregon
$57,870
50
47 Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$57,490
70
48 Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$57,130
50
49 South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$57,020
100
50 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$56,460
40
51 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$56,340
n/a
52 Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$56,330
30
53 Western Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$55,860
70
54 Coeur dAlene, Idaho
$55,780
50
55 Duluth, Wisconsin
$55,700
40
56 Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$54,700
60
57 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$54,490
30
58 Green Bay, Wisconsin
$54,470
40
59 Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$53,070
90
60 Missoula, Montana
$52,240
40
61 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$51,580
80
62 West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$51,500
120
63 North Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$51,480
140
64 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$51,380
30
65 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$50,730
30
66 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$50,620
40
67 Madison, Wisconsin
$50,370
60
68 Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$49,630
40
69 South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$49,320
30
70 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$48,560
40
71 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$46,870
40
72 Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$46,810
60
73 Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$45,570
30
74 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$45,310
30
75 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$42,210
30
76 Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area, Florida
$42,170
30
77 Jacksonville, Florida
$40,260
30
78 North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$40,160
30
79 Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$39,480
30
80 Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$37,850
40
81 Rochester, New York
$35,930
n/a
See also: Highest paying industries for foresters.