Forestry Schools In Maryland

In Maryland, there are 2 accredited schools where forestry classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in forestry in the state of Maryland, which encompasses forestry training at the following levels:

  • Forestry Certificate
  • Associates degree in Forestry
  • Bachelors degree in Forestry


Schools

  1. Allegany College of Maryland

    12401 Willowbrook Rd SE, Cumberland, Maryland 21502-2596

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  2. University of Maryland Eastern Shore

    J.T. Williams Hall, Princess Anne, Maryland 21853-1299

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Forestry Employment

Maryland 1,750
National 128,010

Of all of the forestry professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Maryland state.

Employment Growth for Forestry professionals In Maryland

1,290 2,710 2,920 2,090 1,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of forestry professionals is growing in Maryland. There were 460 more forestry professionals working in Maryland in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 36% growth in the field. This growth is faster 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 Maryland

$64,635 $49,382 $49,285 $49,465 $53,698
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Maryland, as the number of forestry professionals is growing, the salaries earned by forestry professionals are decreasing. In 2006 forestry professionals made a mean salary of $64,635 per year, and in 2010 they made $53,698 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Maryland

10th percentile
$35,922
25th percentile
$41,008
50th percentile
$50,250
75th percentile
$63,770
90th percentile
$80,040

Thus, forestry professionals' salaries declined by 20% in 4 years. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In the state of Maryland, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of forestry. The pay differential between the highest paid forestry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 123%

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Maryland

Biology
$83,323
Fire Science
$67,500
Forestry
$53,698
Public Administration
$97,008

In Maryland, forestry professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited forestry schools in Maryland is decreasing. In 2006, 12 students graduated from forestry courses in Maryland. And in 2010, 11 students graduated.

Thus there was a 8% percent decrease in the number of forestry school degree or certificate graduates in Maryland. Most of these graduates, or 33%, earned an associate's degree in forestry.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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