Forestry Schools In Ohio

Ohio has 3 accredited forestry schools where forestry faculty who teach forestry classes can find employment. The trends in Ohio's forestry academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in forestry includes forestry training at the following levels:

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


  1. Hocking College

    3301 Hocking Parkway, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Miami University-Oxford

    501 East High St, Oxford, Ohio 45056

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Toledo

    2801 W Bancroft, Toledo, Ohio 43606-3390

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Ohio Vs. National Forestry Employment

Ohio 2,930
National 128,010

Approximately 2% of the country's forestry professionals work in Ohio state.

Employment Growth for Forestry professionals In Ohio

3,370 3,630 3,790 2,940 2,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Ohio, forestry is a shrinking field. 440 less forestry professionals were working in Ohio in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of forestry has shrunk by 13% in Ohio. 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 Ohio

$49,525 $49,928 $45,874 $48,296 $48,652
$44,230 $45,388 $47,259 $48,341 $48,873
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to forestry professionals are declining in Ohio. Forestry professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $49,525 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $48,652 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Ohio

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This represents a decline in salaries of 2%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In Ohio state, within the field of forestry, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid forestry professionals earn 138% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Ohio

Fire Science
Public Administration

In Ohio, forestry professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited forestry schools in Ohio is decreasing. In 2006 there were 88 forestry graduates from forestry courses in Ohio and in 2010 there were 18 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of forestry school degree or certificate graduates in Ohio by 80%. Most of these graduates, or 33%, earned an bachelor's degree in forestry.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in Ohio

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