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Forestry Schools In Georgia

There are 6 accredited forestry schools in Georgia for faculty who teach forestry classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in forestry in the state of Georgia, which encompasses forestry training at the following levels:


  1. Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

    2802 Moore Hwy, Tifton, Georgia 31793-2601

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Georgia

    Athens, Georgia 30602

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. South Georgia Technical College

    900 South GA Tech Parkway, Americus, Georgia 31709

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Okefenokee Technical College

    1701 Carswell Ave, Waycross, Georgia 31503

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Altamaha Technical College

    1777 W Cherry St, Jesup, Georgia 31545

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Southeastern Technical College

    3001 E First St, Vidalia, Georgia 30474

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Forestry Employment

Georgia 3,180
National 128,010

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

Employment Growth for Forestry professionals In Georgia

3,160 3,480 3,190 3,030 3,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Forestry is a growing field in Georgia. There were 20 more forestry professionals working in Georgia in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 1% growth in the field. This is slower than the trend for forestry professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of forestry professionals has grown by 8% between 2006 and 2010.

Forestry VS. All Professions salaries in Georgia

$44,513 $43,408 $44,427 $45,178 $45,520
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to forestry professionals are growing in Georgia. In 2006 forestry professionals made a mean salary of $44,513 per year, and in 2010 they made $45,520 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Georgia

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Thus, there was a 2% growth in forestry professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Georgia, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of forestry. The pay differential between the highest paid forestry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 128%

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Georgia

Fire Science
Public Administration

In Georgia, 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 Georgia


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited forestry schools in Georgia is decreasing. In Georgia, there were 236 graduates in 2006. And there were 101 graduates from forestry courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 57% percent decrease in the number of forestry school degree or certificate graduates in Georgia. Most of these graduates, or 45%, earned a undergraduate certificate in forestry.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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