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Foresters in New York

Is New York a good place for you to work as a Forester?

$62,410 Median Salary
  • Foresters in New York earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Foresters Work in New York?

There were approximately 250 workers employed as Foresters in this state in 2018.

There were 210 Foresters employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 150 Foresters working in it, which means New York has more Foresters than average.


What do Foresters Make in New York?

In 2018 wages for Foresters ranged from $49,020 to $90,200 with $62,410 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $23.57 to $43.37. The median hourly rate was $30.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $31.07 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $1.07.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top New York Metros for Foresters

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Foresters.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 80 $60,370

Top States for Foresters Employment

The table below shows the states where most Foresters work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Oregon 580 $68,260
Washington 510 $63,670
Wisconsin 460 $54,510
California 430 $76,650
Minnesota 390 $65,770
North Carolina 370 $60,750
Georgia 340 $50,310
Pennsylvania 310 $65,910
Michigan 290 $69,600
Virginia 280 $55,550
Idaho 270 $55,660
New York 250 $62,410
Colorado 220 $61,230
South Carolina 200 $60,540
Montana 200 $57,300
Ohio 200 $59,070
Tennessee 180 $56,680
Arkansas 180 $56,860
Texas 180 $64,520
Missouri 170 $48,010

Below are the states where Foresters get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $80,300
District of Columbia $80,260
California $76,650
Connecticut $71,510
Louisiana $71,420
Alaska $71,310
Massachusetts $70,380
Michigan $69,600
Oregon $68,260
Illinois $67,090

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