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Forestry Schools In Florida

Forestry classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited forestry schools in Florida. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of forestry and forestry training in Florida, which includes forestry training at the following levels:


  1. University of Florida

    355 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611-3115

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Florida Gateway College

    Highway 90 East, Lake City, Florida 32025-2007

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Pensacola State College

    1000 College Blvd, Pensacola, Florida 32504-8998

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Forestry Employment

Florida 3,770
National 128,010

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

Employment Growth for Forestry professionals In Florida

3,120 2,820 2,990 3,350 3,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of forestry professionals is growing in Florida. In 2010 there were 650 more forestry professionals working in Florida than there were in 2006. This represents a 21% 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 Florida

$54,023 $45,176 $42,134 $54,734 $56,348
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of forestry professionals is growing, the salaries paid to forestry professionals are increasing in Florida. Forestry professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $54,023 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $56,348 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Florida

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Thus, there was a 4% growth in forestry professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Florida state, within the field of forestry, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid forestry professionals earn 136% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Florida

Fire Science
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of forestry professionals is increasing in Florida state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited forestry schools in Florida state is decreasing. In 2006, 198 students graduated from forestry courses in Florida. And in 2010, 87 students graduated.

Thus there was a 56% percent decrease in the number of forestry school degree or certificate graduates in Florida. A majority of these graduates, or 20%, graduated with an associate's degree in forestry.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in Florida

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