Forestry Schools
In Fort Collins, Colorado

The city of Fort Collins has only one school where forestry faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the forestry academic community in Fort Collins, 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

Fort Collins Vs. Colorado Forestry Employment

Fort Collins 140
Colorado 3,190

Of the 3,190 forestry professionals employed in Colorado, 140 work in Fort Collins. Between 2006 and 2010, in Fort Collins, there has been a 22% decline in the number of forestry professionals. As the number of forestry professionals in Fort Collins has decreased, overall employment in Fort Collins has increased.

Fort Collins Vs. Colorado Forestry employment growth

2,720 2,610 3,210 3,340 3,190
180 210 130 140 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Fort Collins

Forestry VS. All professions salaries in Fort Collins

$55,540 $53,280 $51,890 $50,955 $53,665
$38,270 $39,960 $41,990 $43,210 $44,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry in Fort Collins
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fort Collins

As the number of forestry professionals in Fort Collins has shrunk, salaries for forestry professionals have also decreased. In 2010 forestry professionals in Fort Collins reportedly earned an average salary of $53,665 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, forestry professionals in Fort Collins made an average salary of $55,540 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Fort Collins.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Fort Collins

10th percentile
$39,790
25th percentile
$43,085
50th percentile
$48,280
75th percentile
$65,080
90th percentile
$80,420

Forestry professionals in Fort Collins earn a median salary of $48,280 per year. The 10% of forestry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,790 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $80,420 per year.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Fort Collins

Forestry
$53,665
Biology
$64,033
Fire Science
$70,140
Public Administration
$110,085

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

Educational Trends

Forestry schools in Fort Collins

1

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

Forestry Programs Offered In Fort Collins

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 Fort Collins' forestry schools.

Student Completed Forestry Degrees In Fort Collins

associate
0
bachelor
18
master
17
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total36

In 2010 approximately 36 students graduated from forestry courses.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in Fort Collins, Colorado

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