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Foresters Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for foresters in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of foresters amongst Louisiana cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Foresters in Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,420
25th Percentile Wage
$61,370
50th Percentile Wage
$71,890
75th Percentile Wage
$83,490
90th Percentile Wage
$107,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for foresters in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $107,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,420.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of foresters from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$71,890
-3.37% 14.33%
2016
$74,310
4.95% -
2015
$70,630
3.14% -
2014
$68,410
7.51% -
2013
$63,270
2.66% -
2012
$61,590
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Foresters in Louisiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of foresters in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of foresters in state of Louisiana ranges from $69,400 to $73,630. The highest paying area for foresters in Louisiana is Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $73,630. The lowest paying area is Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $69,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$73,630
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$69,400




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