The salary statistics of foresters in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare foresters salaries in different industries within the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$42,270|
|25th Percentile Wage||$51,960|
|50th Percentile Wage||$66,060|
|75th Percentile Wage||$79,460|
|90th Percentile Wage||$95,870|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for foresters in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) foresters is $95,870. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid foresters is $42,270.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of foresters in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of foresters in two industries in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector are shown below. For detailed foresters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Forestry and Logging|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .