Forestry Schools In Connecticut

Connecticut has is only one accredited forestry school 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 Connecticut, which includes forestry training at the following levels:

  • Forestry Certificate
  • Masters degree in Forestry
  • PhD degree in Forestry


  1. Yale University

    New Haven, Connecticut 06520

    3 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Forestry Employment

Connecticut 1,100
National 128,010

Approximately 1% of the country's forestry professionals work in Connecticut state.

Employment Growth for Forestry professionals In Connecticut

1,090 1,100 1,140 1,090 1,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Connecticut, forestry is a growing field. In 2010 there were 10 more forestry professionals working in Connecticut than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of forestry has grown by 1% in Connecticut. This growth is slower 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 Connecticut

$69,340 $66,767 $69,893 $67,342 $66,718
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to forestry professionals are declining in Connecticut. The mean salary for forestry professionals in 2006 was $69,340 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $66,718 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Connecticut

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Thus, there was a 4% decline in forestry professionals' salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In Connecticut state, within the field of forestry, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid forestry professionals earn 101% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Fire Science
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of forestry professionals is increasing in Connecticut state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited forestry school in Connecticut state is decreasing. In Connecticut, there were 298 graduates in 2006. And there were 46 graduates from forestry courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of forestry school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut by 85%. A majority of these graduates, or 33%, graduated with a doctor's degree in forestry.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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