Forestry Schools
In Columbia, Missouri

In Columbia, there is only one forestry school where forestry faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the forestry academic community in Columbia, 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

Columbia Vs. Missouri Forestry Employment

Columbia 100
Missouri 2,270

Exactly 100 of the 2,270 forestry professionals employed in Missouri, work in Columbia. As the employment for forestry professionals in Columbia has increased, overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. Missouri Forestry employment growth

2,770 2,460 2,440 1,640 2,270
No data No data No data 90 100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Forestry VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

No data No data No data $61,945 $54,360
$33,560 $35,700 $36,610 $37,570 $36,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

In 2010 Columbia forestry professionals earned an average yearly salary of $54,360. The growth in the salary of forestry professionals in Columbia is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$34,250
25th percentile
$40,327
50th percentile
$51,740
75th percentile
$62,873
90th percentile
$83,143

Columbia forestry professionals earn a median yearly salary of $51,740. The 10% of forestry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,250 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 143% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Columbia

Biology
$53,750
Forestry
$54,360
Fire Science
$64,070
Public Administration
$137,630

On average forestry professionals in Columbia earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Columbia.

Educational Trends

Forestry schools in Columbia

1

There is only one accredited forestry school in the city. Many of Columbia's forestry professionals are graduates of this school.

Forestry Programs Offered In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in forestry offered by Columbia's forestry schools.

Student Completed Forestry Degrees In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
14
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total16

Approximately 16 students completed forestry courses in 2010.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Missouri

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