Forestry Schools
In Baton Rouge, Louisiana

In Baton Rouge, there are 2 forestry schools where forestry faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the forestry academic community in Baton Rouge, and the future trends. Academia in forestry includes forestry training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Forestry
  • Masters degree in Forestry
  • PhD degree in Forestry


Statistics

Professional Trends

Baton Rouge Vs. Louisiana Forestry Employment

Baton Rouge 230
Louisiana 2,140

Exactly 230 of Louisiana's 2,140 forestry professionals work in Baton Rouge. As the employment for forestry professionals in Baton Rouge has increased, overall employment in Baton Rouge has also increased.

Baton Rouge Vs. Louisiana Forestry employment growth

2,460 2,600 2,580 2,610 2,140
No data No data No data No data 230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Baton Rouge

Forestry VS. All professions salaries in Baton Rouge

No data No data $62,550 $64,360 $50,650
$34,520 $35,250 $37,210 $38,170 $39,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry in Baton Rouge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Baton Rouge

In 2010 an average salary of $50,650 per year was earned by forestry professionals in Baton Rouge. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Baton Rouge.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Baton Rouge

10th percentile
$39,920
25th percentile
$43,350
50th percentile
$49,380
75th percentile
$56,630
90th percentile
$64,620

Baton Rouge forestry professionals earn a median yearly salary of $49,380. The difference in pay between the forestry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 62%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $39,920 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $64,620 per year.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Baton Rouge

Biology
$48,850
Fire Science
$49,197
Forestry
$50,650
Public Administration
$89,255

Forestry professional salaries in Baton Rouge are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Forestry schools in Baton Rouge

2

Many of Baton Rouge's forestry professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited forestry schools in the city.

Forestry Programs Offered In Baton Rouge

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
2
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total6

There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in forestry offered by Baton Rouge's forestry schools.

Student Completed Forestry Degrees In Baton Rouge

associate
0
bachelor
13
master
16
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total33

In 2010 approximately 33 students completed forestry courses.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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