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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 $65,920, Connecticut is the highest paying state for forest and conservation technicians. It is followed by Massachusetts (average annual salary $49,610). 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 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 Connecticut
$65,920
$35,850 30
2 Massachusetts
$49,610
$35,400 110
3 Illinois
$48,220
$29,910 490
4 Kansas
$48,040
$25,750 90
5 Pennsylvania
$47,040
$29,610 350
6 Georgia
$46,720
$32,480 270
7 Iowa
$44,430
$27,090 400
8 North Dakota
$44,430
$28,890 130
9 Maryland
$44,340
$28,870 130
10 Missouri
$44,050
$25,750 180
11 Louisiana
$44,050
$32,320 120
12 Arkansas
$44,040
$27,040 240
13 Oklahoma
$44,040
$32,310 110
14 Alabama
$43,470
$31,630 240
15 Mississippi
$43,240
$25,730 230
16 Minnesota
$42,690
$28,870 530
17 Alaska
$41,440
$31,630 460
18 Maine
$41,330
$32,310 40
19 Ohio
$41,270
$25,730 240
20 Florida
$40,820
$22,570 200
21 Indiana
$40,180
$27,920 90
22 Texas
$39,790
$33,390 370
23 South Carolina
$39,500
$25,750 240
24 Hawaii
$39,440
$32,250 110
25 New Jersey
$39,440
$21,680 30
26 North Carolina
$37,490
$29,290 560
27 Virginia
$37,170
$26,650 260
28 Wisconsin
$36,460
$24,740 570
29 West Virginia
$36,380
$25,740 90
30 Kentucky
$36,020
$23,580 190
31 Nebraska
$36,020
$25,740 140
32 Nevada
$36,010
$25,740 510
33 New York
$35,610
$26,080 410
34 California
$34,650
$25,740 6,960
35 Washington
$34,100
$25,740 1,290
36 Oregon
$33,390
$25,740 2,580
37 Vermont
$32,460
$28,550 30
38 Arizona
$32,320
$25,750 1,350
39 Idaho
$32,320
$25,740 2,330
40 New Hampshire
$32,320
$28,880 90
41 Michigan
$32,320
$23,590 310
42 Colorado
$32,320
$27,660 1,170
43 Montana
$32,310
$25,740 2,080
44 New Mexico
$32,310
$25,740 980
45 Wyoming
$32,310
$25,740 660
46 South Dakota
$30,000
$24,590 450
47 Utah
$28,880
$19,940 1,370

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.