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Foresters Salary Information in Mississippi

The average annual and hourly salaries for foresters in the state of Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of foresters among Mississippi areas 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 Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,440
25th Percentile Wage
$43,570
50th Percentile Wage
$55,610
75th Percentile Wage
$69,590
90th Percentile Wage
$80,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for foresters in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,440.

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
$55,610
3.36% 26.97%
2016
$53,740
0.95% -
2015
$53,230
4.85% -
2014
$50,650
1.44% -
2013
$49,920
18.65% -
2012
$40,610
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Foresters in Mississippi Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of foresters in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of foresters in state of Mississippi ranges from $37,850 to $61,660. The highest paying area for foresters in Mississippi is Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $61,660. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $56,400). The lowest paying area is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,850.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$61,660
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$56,400
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$48,210
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$37,850




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