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In Hickory, there is only one forestry school where forestry faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the forestry academic community in Hickory, and the future trends. Academia in forestry includes forestry training at the forestry bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Hickory Vs. North Carolina Forestry Employment

Hickory 80
North Carolina 3,970

Exactly 80 of North Carolina's 3,970 forestry professionals work in Hickory. The number of forestry professionals in Hickory has grown by 167% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Hickory has decreased.

Hickory Vs. North Carolina Forestry employment growth

2,900 3,190 3,430 3,760 3,970
30 60 70 70 80
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Hickory

Forestry VS. All professions salaries in Hickory

$51,080 $47,540 $48,510 $50,360 $48,800
$31,780 $33,060 $34,190 $35,020 $35,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry in Hickory
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Hickory

Salaries for forestry professionals in Hickory have decreased. In 2010 forestry professionals in Hickory reportedly earned an average salary of $48,800 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, forestry professionals in Hickory made an average salary of $51,080 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Hickory.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Hickory

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Forestry professionals in Hickory earn a median salary of $46,910 per year. The difference in pay between the forestry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 83%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,310 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $64,710 per year.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Hickory

Fire Science
Public Administration

Forestry professional salaries in Hickory are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Forestry schools in Hickory


Many of Hickory's forestry professionals are graduates of the only accredited forestry school in the city.

Forestry Programs Offered In Hickory

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There is one degree and certificate program in forestry offered by Hickory's forestry school.

Student Completed Forestry Degrees In Hickory

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Forestry Faculty Salaries in Hickory, North Carolina

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