Forestry Schools In North Carolina

Forestry classes faculty can choose to work at one of 8 accredited forestry schools in North Carolina. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of forestry and forestry training in North Carolina, which includes forestry training at the following levels:

  • Forestry Certificate
  • Associates degree in Forestry
  • Bachelors degree in Forestry
  • Masters degree in Forestry
  • PhD degree in Forestry


Schools

  1. Duke University

    103 Allen Bldg, Durham, North Carolina 27708

    10 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Halifax Community College

    100 College Drive, Weldon, North Carolina 27890

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Haywood Community College

    185 Freedlander Drive, Clyde, North Carolina 28721-9901

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Lenoir-Rhyne University

    625 7th Avenue NE, Hickory, North Carolina 28601

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Montgomery Community College

    1011 Page St, Troy, North Carolina 27371

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. North Carolina State University at Raleigh

    2101 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7001

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Southeastern Community College in Whiteville

    4564 Chadbourn Hwy, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472-5422

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Wayne Community College

    3000 Wayne Memorial Dr, Goldsboro, North Carolina 27533-8002

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Forestry Employment

North Carolina 3,970
National 128,010

Of all of the forestry professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of North Carolina.

Employment Growth for Forestry professionals In North Carolina

2,900 3,190 3,430 3,760 3,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of forestry professionals is growing in North Carolina. 1,070 more forestry professionals were working in North Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in North Carolina, this field has grown by 37% in four years. This is faster than the trend for forestry professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of forestry professionals has grown by 8% between 2006 and 2010.

Forestry VS. All Professions salaries in North Carolina

$47,953 $50,533 $47,526 $48,076 $51,330
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In North Carolina, as the number of forestry professionals is growing, the salaries earned by forestry professionals are increasing. In 2006 forestry professionals made a mean salary of $47,953 per year, and in 2010 they made $51,330 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in North Carolina

10th percentile
$33,828
25th percentile
$40,092
50th percentile
$48,370
75th percentile
$60,950
90th percentile
$71,902

Thus, forestry professionals' salaries grew by 7% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 113% pay differential between the highest paid forestry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of forestry in North Carolina.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Biology
$60,162
Fire Science
$52,710
Forestry
$51,330
Public Administration
$111,060

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

Educational Trends

Forestry programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina

associate
6
bachelor
3
master
3
doctor
2
Certificate
5
Total19

As the number of forestry professionals is increasing in North Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited forestry schools in North Carolina state is decreasing. In North Carolina, there were 214 graduates in 2006. And there were 186 graduates from forestry courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 13% percent decrease in the number of forestry school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina. 32% of these graduates received a associate's degree in forestry.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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