Forestry Schools
In Las Vegas, New Mexico

In Las Vegas, there is only one forestry school where forestry faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of forestry and forestry education in Las Vegas, which includes forestry training at the forestry bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Las Vegas Vs. New Mexico Forestry Employment

Las Vegas 320
New Mexico 1,780

Exactly 320 of New Mexico's 1,780 forestry professionals work in Las Vegas. Between 2006 and 2010, in Las Vegas, there has been a 16% decline in the number of forestry professionals. As the number of forestry professionals in Las Vegas has decreased, overall employment in Las Vegas has increased.

Las Vegas Vs. New Mexico Forestry employment growth

1,790 1,360 1,570 1,830 1,780
380 270 300 No data 320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Las Vegas

Forestry VS. All professions salaries in Las Vegas

$39,223 $46,250 $46,945 No data $48,620
$30,080 $30,850 $32,030 No data $33,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry in Las Vegas
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Vegas

As the number of forestry professionals in Las Vegas has shrunk, salaries for forestry professionals have increased. In 2010 forestry professionals in Las Vegas reportedly earned an average salary of $48,620 per year. The average salary for forestry professionals in Las Vegas was $39,223 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Las Vegas.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Las Vegas

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Forestry professionals make a median salary of $47,740 per year in Las Vegas. The 10% of forestry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,450 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 81% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Las Vegas

Public Administration

Las Vegas forestry professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Forestry schools in Las Vegas


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

Forestry Programs Offered In Las Vegas


Las Vegas' forestry school offers one forestry degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Forestry Degrees In Las Vegas


Approximately 4 students graduated from forestry courses in 2010.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in Las Vegas, New Mexico

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