Forestry Schools
In Elkins, West Virginia

In Elkins, there is only one forestry school where forestry faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in forestry in the city of Elkins, which encompasses forestry training at the forestry bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Elkins Vs. West Virginia Forestry Employment

Elkins 30
West Virginia 320

Of the 320 forestry professionals employed in West Virginia, 30 work in Elkins. The number of forestry professionals in Elkins has shrunk by 77% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of forestry professionals in Elkins has decreased, overall employment in Elkins has increased.

Elkins Vs. West Virginia Forestry employment growth

610 530 330 260 320
130 80 90 No data 30
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Elkins

Forestry VS. All professions salaries in Elkins

$44,240 $40,015 $37,790 No data $58,040
$29,240 $30,170 $31,960 No data $33,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry in Elkins
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Elkins

As the number of forestry professionals in Elkins has shrunk, salaries for forestry professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $58,040 per year was earned by forestry professionals in Elkins. Four years earlier in 2006, forestry professionals in Elkins made an average salary of $44,240 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Elkins.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Elkins

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Elkins forestry professionals earn a median yearly salary of $55,320. The 10% of forestry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,420 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $89,150 per year.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Elkins

Fire Science
Public Administration

On average forestry professional salaries in Elkins are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Forestry schools in Elkins


Many of Elkins' forestry professionals are graduates of the only accredited forestry school in the city.

Forestry Programs Offered In Elkins

No data at this time.

There is one degree and certificate program in forestry offered by Elkins' forestry school.

Student Completed Forestry Degrees In Elkins

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Forestry Faculty Salaries in Elkins, West Virginia

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