Forestry Schools
In East Lansing, Michigan

Forestry faculty can choose to work at only one forestry school in East Lansing. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in forestry in the city of East Lansing, which encompasses forestry training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

East Lansing Vs. Michigan Forestry Employment

East Lansing 170
Michigan 2,370

Exactly 170 of the 2,370 forestry professionals employed in Michigan, work in East Lansing. There has been a 113% growth in the number of forestry professionals in East Lansing between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in East Lansing has also increased.

East Lansing Vs. Michigan Forestry employment growth

2,330 2,050 2,270 2,150 2,370
80 150 80 90 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: East Lansing

Forestry VS. All professions salaries in East Lansing

$60,490 $61,370 $63,730 $57,910 $58,985
$40,730 $41,780 $42,660 $42,790 $43,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry in East Lansing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in East Lansing

Salaries for forestry professionals in East Lansing have decreased. East Lansing forestry professionals made $58,985 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for forestry professionals in East Lansing was $60,490 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in East Lansing.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in East Lansing

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East Lansing forestry professionals earn a median yearly salary of $60,270. The difference in pay between the forestry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 98%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $39,120 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $77,575 per year.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in East Lansing

Fire Science
Public Administration

On average forestry professional salaries in East Lansing are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Forestry schools in East Lansing


There is only one accredited forestry school in the city. Many of East Lansing's forestry professionals are graduates of this school.

Forestry Programs Offered In East Lansing


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in forestry offered by East Lansing's forestry schools.

Student Completed Forestry Degrees In East Lansing


Approximately 13 students completed forestry courses in 2010.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in East Lansing, Michigan

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