Foresters Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of foresters in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare foresters salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Foresters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,290
25th Percentile Wage
$45,530
50th Percentile Wage
$55,060
75th Percentile Wage
$66,440
90th Percentile Wage
$87,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for foresters in the industry sector of educational services. 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 $87,370. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid foresters is $40,290.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of foresters in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,060
2.03% 0.91%
2016
$53,940
1.54% -
2015
$53,110
-0.28% -
2014
$53,260
-2.27% -
2013
$54,470
-0.17% -
2012
$54,560
- -

Compare Foresters Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of foresters in four industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for foresters occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools industry with an annual salary $55,170. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $54,030). For detailed foresters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$55,170
Educational Services
$55,060
Educational Services - State government owned
$54,080
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$54,030

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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