Forestry Schools In Alabama

Alabama has 4 accredited forestry schools where forestry faculty who teach forestry classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of forestry and forestry training in Alabama, which includes forestry training at the following levels:

  • Forestry Certificate
  • Associates degree in Forestry
  • Bachelors degree in Forestry
  • Masters degree in Forestry
  • PhD degree in Forestry


Schools

  1. Alabama A & M University

    4900 Meridian St, Normal, Alabama 35762

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama, Auburn University, Alabama 36849

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Lurleen B Wallace Community College

    1000 Dannelly Blvd., Andalusia, Alabama 36420-1418

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Tuskegee University

    Kresge Center, 3rd Floor, Tuskegee, Alabama 36088-1920

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Forestry Employment

Alabama 1,560
National 128,010

Of all of the forestry professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Alabama.

Employment Growth for Forestry professionals In Alabama

1,280 1,420 1,470 1,680 1,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alabama, forestry is a growing field. In Alabama, 280 more forestry professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of forestry professionals has grown by 22%. This is faster than the trend for forestry professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of forestry professionals has grown by 8% between 2006 and 2010.

Forestry VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$45,384 $44,554 $45,770 $45,348 $53,716
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of forestry professionals is growing, the salaries paid to forestry professionals are increasing in Alabama. Forestry professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $45,384 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $53,716 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Alabama

10th percentile
$35,324
25th percentile
$43,614
50th percentile
$52,726
75th percentile
$61,750
90th percentile
$76,312

This represents a 16% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 116% pay differential between the highest paid forestry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of forestry in Alabama.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Alabama

Biology
$59,167
Fire Science
$51,640
Forestry
$53,716
Public Administration
$83,052

Forestry professionals in Alabama earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Forestry programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama

associate
1
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total7

The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited forestry schools in Alabama is decreasing. In Alabama, there were 116 graduates in 2006. And there were 48 graduates from forestry courses in 2010.

This represents a 59% decrease in the number of forestry degree or certificate school graduates in Alabama state. 43% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in forestry.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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