Forestry Schools In Nevada

Forestry classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited forestry school in Nevada. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the forestry academic community in Nevada, and the future trends in forestry training at the forestry bachelors degree level.


  1. University of Nevada-Reno

    Reno, Nevada 89557

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Forestry Employment

Nevada 1,230
National 128,010

Of all of the forestry professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Nevada.

Employment Growth for Forestry professionals In Nevada

1,200 1,070 1,250 1,250 1,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nevada, forestry is a growing field. In Nevada, 30 more forestry professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of forestry has grown by 3% in Nevada. This growth is slower than the change in the number of forestry professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of forestry professionals has grown by 8% from 2006 to 2010.

Forestry VS. All Professions salaries in Nevada

$54,115 $56,130 $47,485 $49,438 $51,150
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of forestry professionals is growing, the salaries paid to forestry professionals are decreasing in Nevada. In 2006 forestry professionals made a mean salary of $54,115 per year, and in 2010 they made $51,150 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Nevada

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Thus, forestry professionals' salaries declined by 6% in 4 years. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In Nevada state, within the field of forestry, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid forestry professionals earn 102% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Nevada

Fire Science
Public Administration

Forestry professionals in Nevada earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the only accredited forestry school in Nevada is decreasing. In 2006 there were 18 forestry graduates from forestry courses in Nevada and in 2010 there were 10 graduates.

Thus there was a 44% percent decrease in the number of forestry school degree or certificate graduates in Nevada. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in forestry.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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