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Highest Paying Cities for Foresters

The top 100 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 $90,410, San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California is the highest paying city for foresters. It is followed by San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California (average annual salary $90,400). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of foresters in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Foresters

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$90,410
540
2 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$90,400
540
3 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$86,960
70
4 Albany, USA
$79,590
n/a
5 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$78,680
50
6 Redding, California
$75,080
30
7 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$74,640
n/a
8 Longview, Washington
$74,490
90
9 Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$74,350
50
10 Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$73,630
n/a
11 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$73,010
30
12 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$72,510
70
13 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$70,950
30
14 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$70,740
30
15 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$70,700
n/a
16 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$70,300
n/a
17 Salem, Oregon
$70,200
70
18 Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$69,400
40
19 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$69,280
50
20 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$67,990
50
21 Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, South Carolina
$67,950
n/a
22 Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$67,710
50
23 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$67,650
40
24 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$66,740
40
25 Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$66,620
30
26 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$66,240
90
27 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$65,470
130
28 North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$65,190
40
29 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$65,180
60
30 Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$65,180
30
31 Lynchburg, Virginia
$65,040
n/a
32 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$64,850
80
33 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$64,760
70
34 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$64,740
50
35 West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$64,700
50
36 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$64,390
50
37 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$64,220
80
38 Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$63,840
40
39 Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$63,760
70
40 Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$63,670
60
41 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$63,400
30
42 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$63,130
90
43 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$63,030
40
44 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$62,970
80
45 Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$62,750
60
46 Central Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$62,530
60
47 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$62,280
70
48 Spokane, Washington
$62,220
60
49 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$62,190
50
50 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$62,030
30
51 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$62,010
90
52 Medford, Oregon
$62,000
40
53 Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$61,910
40
54 Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$61,860
40
55 Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$61,850
30
56 Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$61,810
40
57 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$61,750
70
58 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$61,670
50
59 Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$61,660
40
60 Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$61,530
100
61 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$61,150
80
62 Olympia, Washington
$61,010
80
63 Mankato-North Mankato, Minnesota
$60,590
n/a
64 Duluth, Wisconsin
$60,470
60
65 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$60,270
40
66 East Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$60,230
n/a
67 South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$60,210
40
68 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$60,130
40
69 North Arizona nonmetropolitan area, Arizona
$59,730
40
70 Akron, Ohio
$59,390
30
71 Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$58,580
120
72 Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$58,170
50
73 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$58,150
30
74 Corvallis, Oregon
$57,870
50
75 Richmond, Virginia
$57,800
60
76 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$56,460
40
77 Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$56,400
50
78 Western Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$56,400
80
79 Knoxville, Tennessee
$56,390
40
80 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$56,340
n/a
81 Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$56,330
30
82 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$56,300
80
83 Rome, Georgia
$56,190
n/a
84 Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$55,670
30
85 Coeur dAlene, Idaho
$55,360
30
86 Columbus, Ohio
$55,310
30
87 Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$54,990
30
88 Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$54,610
80
89 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$54,490
30
90 Green Bay, Wisconsin
$54,470
40
91 Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$54,050
90
92 North Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$53,340
130
93 West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$53,320
50
94 South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$53,210
50
95 Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$53,180
60
96 Missoula, Montana
$53,100
50
97 Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$53,070
90
98 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$52,800
30
99 West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$51,790
120
100 Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$51,770
40
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