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Forestry Schools In Arizona

There are 3 accredited forestry schools in Arizona for faculty who teach forestry classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of forestry and forestry training in Arizona, which includes forestry training at the following levels:


  1. Eastern Arizona College

    615 N. Stadium Ave., Thatcher, Arizona 85552-0769

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Prescott College

    220 Grove Ave, Prescott, Arizona 86301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Forestry Employment

Arizona 3,970
National 128,010

Of all of the forestry professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Arizona.

Employment Growth for Forestry professionals In Arizona

3,460 1,380 3,070 3,620 3,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Forestry is a growing field in Arizona. There were 510 more forestry professionals working in Arizona in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 15% growth in the field. This growth 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 Arizona

$48,245 $45,385 $53,338 $53,450 $54,812
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by forestry professionals is increasing in Arizona. Forestry professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $48,245 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $54,812 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Arizona

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This represents a growth in salaries of 12%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Arizona state, within the field of forestry, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid forestry professionals earn 114% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Arizona

Fire Science
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of forestry professionals is increasing in Arizona state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited forestry schools in Arizona state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 92 forestry graduates from forestry courses in Arizona and in 2010 there were 54 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of forestry school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona by 41%. A majority of these graduates, or 33%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in forestry.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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