Forestry Schools In Wyoming

Forestry classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited forestry school in Wyoming. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in forestry in the state of Wyoming, which encompasses forestry training at the forestry associates degree level.


Schools

  1. Western Wyoming Community College

    2500 College Dr, Rock Springs, Wyoming 82902-0428

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Wyoming Vs. National Forestry Employment

Wyoming 1,140
National 128,010

Approximately 1% of the country's forestry professionals work in Wyoming state.

Employment Growth for Forestry professionals In Wyoming

1,000 690 970 1,160 1,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Wyoming, the field of forestry is growing. 140 more forestry professionals were working in Wyoming in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of forestry has grown by 14% in Wyoming. This growth is faster than the change in the number of forestry professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of forestry professionals has grown by 8% from 2006 to 2010.

Forestry VS. All Professions salaries in Wyoming

$48,575 $40,693 $52,687 $54,878 $55,105
$39,030 $40,775 $42,169 $45,101 $46,923
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Wyoming, 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 $48,575 per year, and in 2010 they made $55,105 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Wyoming

10th percentile
$42,740
25th percentile
$46,248
50th percentile
$55,822
75th percentile
$62,470
90th percentile
$69,190

Thus, there was a 12% growth in forestry professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 62% 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 Wyoming.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Wyoming

Biology
$51,476
Fire Science
$59,063
Forestry
$55,105
Public Administration
$78,103

In Wyoming, forestry professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

100% of these graduates received an associate's degree in forestry.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in Wyoming

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