Forestry Schools
In Seattle, Washington

Forestry faculty can choose to work at only one forestry school in Seattle. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the forestry academic community in Seattle, 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

Seattle Vs. Washington Forestry Employment

Seattle 1,200
Washington 4,780

Exactly 1,200 of Washington State's 4,780 forestry professionals work in Seattle. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of forestry professionals in Seattle has grown by 54%. As the employment for forestry professionals in Seattle has increased, overall employment in Seattle has also increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Forestry employment growth

5,340 5,250 4,730 5,020 4,780
780 1,340 1,130 1,430 1,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Forestry VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$52,492 $53,274 $65,940 $64,632 $64,758
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

In Seattle, salaries for forestry professionals have increased. In 2010 forestry professionals in Seattle reportedly earned an average salary of $64,758 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, forestry professionals in Seattle made an average salary of $52,492 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Seattle.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Seattle

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Forestry professionals in Seattle earn a median salary of $63,160 per year. The difference in pay between the forestry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 89%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $46,920 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $88,600 per year.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Seattle

Fire Science
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Forestry schools in Seattle


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

Forestry Programs Offered In Seattle


Seattle's forestry schools offer 4 forestry degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Forestry Degrees In Seattle


In 2010 approximately 39 students graduated from forestry courses.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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