Forestry Schools
In Raleigh, North Carolina

In Raleigh, there is only one forestry school where forestry faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the forestry academic community in Raleigh, and the future trends. Academia in forestry includes forestry training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Forestry
  • Masters degree in Forestry
  • PhD degree in Forestry


Professional Trends

Raleigh Vs. North Carolina Forestry Employment

Raleigh 480
North Carolina 3,970

Exactly 480 of the 3,970 forestry professionals employed in North Carolina, work in Raleigh. Between 2006 and 2010, in Raleigh, there has been a 243% growth in the number of forestry professionals. As the number of forestry professionals in Raleigh has increased, overall employment in Raleigh has decreased.

Raleigh Vs. North Carolina Forestry employment growth

2,900 3,190 3,430 3,760 3,970
140 40 90 480 480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Raleigh

Forestry VS. All professions salaries in Raleigh

$56,270 $61,555 $58,920 $60,037 $62,543
$39,370 $40,840 $42,170 $43,370 $44,810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry in Raleigh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Raleigh

In Raleigh, salaries for forestry professionals have increased. Raleigh forestry professionals made $62,543 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for forestry professionals in Raleigh was $56,270 per year. The growth in the salary of forestry professionals in Raleigh is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Raleigh

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Forestry professionals in Raleigh earn a median salary of $58,377 per year. The difference in pay between the forestry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 116%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $42,100 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $91,113 per year.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Raleigh

Fire Science
Public Administration

On average forestry professionals in Raleigh earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Raleigh.

Educational Trends

Forestry schools in Raleigh


Many of Raleigh's forestry professionals are graduates of the only accredited forestry school in the city.

Forestry Programs Offered In Raleigh


There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in forestry offered by Raleigh's forestry schools.

Student Completed Forestry Degrees In Raleigh


Approximately 60 students completed forestry courses in 2010.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in Raleigh, North Carolina

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