Forestry Schools In Vermont

Vermont has is only one accredited forestry school where forestry faculty who teach forestry classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in forestry in the state of Vermont, which encompasses forestry training at the forestry bachelors degree level.


  1. University of Vermont

    85 S Prospect St, Burlington, Vermont 05405-0160

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Vermont Vs. National Forestry Employment

Vermont 70
National 128,010

Approximately 0% of the country's forestry professionals work in Vermont state.

Employment Growth for Forestry professionals In Vermont

240 310 240 200 70
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Forestry is a shrinking field in Vermont. In 2010 there were 170 less forestry professionals working in Vermont than there were in 2006. Thus, in Vermont, this field has shrunk by 71% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for forestry professionals which shows a 8% increase in the number of forestry professionals working around the nation.

Forestry VS. All Professions salaries in Vermont

$46,410 $48,680 $51,125 $49,573 $55,270
$41,993 $43,927 $44,750 $46,578 $46,709
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by forestry professionals is increasing in Vermont. Forestry professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $46,410 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $55,270 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Vermont

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90th percentile

Thus, there was a 16% growth in forestry professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Vermont state, within the field of forestry, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid forestry professionals earn 54% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Vermont

Fire Science
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the only accredited forestry school in Vermont is decreasing. In 2006, 40 students graduated from forestry courses in Vermont. And in 2010, 10 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of forestry school degree or certificate graduates in Vermont by 75%. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in forestry.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in Vermont

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