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Foresters Salary in Sector of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting

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.

Average Annual Salary of Foresters

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$66,060
-1.73% 3.12%
2016
$67,200
4.03% -
2015
$64,490
0.57% -
2014
$64,120
8.22% -
2013
$58,850
-8.75% -
2012
$64,000
- -

Compare Foresters Salary in Different Industries within the Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Sector

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
$66,500
Logging
$66,500

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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