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Highest Paying States for Forest and Conservation Technicians

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $48,830, Kansas is the highest paying state for forest and conservation technicians. It is followed by Pennsylvania (average annual salary $48,570). 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 forest and conservation technicians in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Forest and Conservation Technicians

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Kansas
$48,830
$29,360 90
2 Pennsylvania
$48,570
$30,910 360
3 Georgia
$47,480
$29,360 210
4 Illinois
$46,840
$29,880 470
5 Massachusetts
$46,180
$24,420 150
6 Mississippi
$46,110
$28,490 220
7 Alabama
$45,390
$33,180 220
8 Maryland
$45,200
$29,300 170
9 North Dakota
$45,160
$29,350 100
10 Oklahoma
$45,140
$33,930 110
11 Alaska
$44,960
$32,440 460
12 Missouri
$44,760
$28,610 210
13 Louisiana
$43,940
$29,370 160
14 Arkansas
$43,400
$29,350 240
15 Iowa
$42,720
$26,300 470
16 Minnesota
$42,720
$28,630 540
17 Ohio
$41,810
$25,930 240
18 Florida
$41,490
$23,410 190
19 Maine
$41,330
$32,310 40
20 West Virginia
$40,880
$26,160 70
21 Indiana
$40,670
$27,760 90
22 Nebraska
$40,670
$26,160 130
23 South Carolina
$40,270
$27,420 270
24 Texas
$39,990
$32,100 360
25 Hawaii
$39,440
$32,250 110
26 New Jersey
$39,440
$21,680 30
27 Vermont
$37,810
$32,850 40
28 North Carolina
$37,590
$29,800 580
29 Virginia
$37,330
$26,960 280
30 Kentucky
$36,630
$23,370 190
31 New York
$36,460
$27,230 430
32 Tennessee
$36,130
$25,610 340
33 Washington
$35,470
$26,160 1,320
34 Nevada
$35,440
$26,160 550
35 California
$35,250
$26,160 6,940
36 Wisconsin
$35,130
$25,390 610
37 Oregon
$34,820
$26,160 2,590
38 Idaho
$32,860
$26,160 2,240
39 Arizona
$32,860
$26,170 1,390
40 Colorado
$32,860
$28,320 1,230
41 Michigan
$32,860
$23,900 330
42 New Hampshire
$32,860
$29,350 100
43 New Mexico
$32,860
$26,220 1,000
44 Montana
$32,860
$26,160 2,140
45 Wyoming
$32,850
$26,160 680
46 South Dakota
$30,000
$24,590 450
47 Utah
$29,360
$20,950 1,380
48 Puerto Rico
$26,120
$18,810 50
49 Connecticut
$24,540
$21,340 40

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of forest and conservation technicians in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for forest and conservation technicians, Top Paying Jobs in America.