Forester

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A forester is a person who practices forestry - the science, art, and profession of managing forests. Foresters engage in a broad range of activities including ecological restoration and management of protected areas.

TRAINING/EDUCATION NEEDED

The minimum education requirement is a Bachelor's degree, certification and/or state license.

WHERE TO STUDY

For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.

Society of American Foresters (SAF) - Certification, Licensure

SALARY EXPECTATIONS

In September 2019, the median yearly salary for a forester was $69,138, according to Salary.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Forester Profile.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS

VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS

Learn what forester, David Gabrielsen of Forest Capital Partners LLC does every day.