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.
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.
In April 2020, the median yearly salary for a forester was $69,821, according to Salary.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Forester Profile.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
- American Society for Horticultural Science
- Association of Consulting Foresters
- Society of American Foresters
VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS
Learn what forester, David Gabrielsen of Forest Capital Partners LLC does every day.