Forestry Schools In Arkansas

There is only one accredited forestry school in Arkansas for faculty who teach forestry classes to choose from. The trends in Arkansas' forestry academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in forestry includes forestry training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Forestry
  • Masters degree in Forestry


Schools

  1. University of Arkansas at Monticello

    Highway 425 South, Monticello, Arkansas 71656

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Forestry Employment

Arkansas 1,380
National 128,010

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

Employment Growth for Forestry professionals In Arkansas

1,190 1,000 1,250 1,350 1,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Forestry is a growing field in Arkansas. 190 more forestry professionals were working in Arkansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 16% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the national trend for forestry professionals which shows a 8% increase in the number of forestry professionals working around the nation.

Forestry VS. All Professions salaries in Arkansas

$42,002 $46,842 $44,872 $49,324 $43,848
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to forestry professionals are growing in Arkansas. The mean salary for forestry professionals in 2006 was $42,002 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $43,848 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Arkansas

10th percentile
$29,458
25th percentile
$35,744
50th percentile
$44,032
75th percentile
$51,432
90th percentile
$58,444

Thus, forestry professionals' salaries grew by 4% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 98% 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 Arkansas.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Biology
$56,432
Fire Science
$38,920
Forestry
$43,848
Public Administration
$72,870

In Arkansas, forestry professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

The number of students graduating from the only accredited forestry school in Arkansas is decreasing. In 2006 there were 26 forestry graduates from forestry courses in Arkansas and in 2010 there were 13 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of forestry school degree or certificate graduates in Arkansas by 50%. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in forestry.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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