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Forestry Schools In Kansas

There is only one accredited forestry school in Kansas 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 Kansas, which includes forestry training at the forestry associates degree level.


  1. Barton County Community College

    245 NE 30th Road, Great Bend, Kansas 67530

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Forestry Employment

Kansas 1,070
National 128,010

Approximately 1% of the country's forestry professionals work in Kansas state.

Employment Growth for Forestry professionals In Kansas

1,090 820 1,090 970 1,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kansas, the field of forestry is shrinking. There were 20 less forestry professionals working in Kansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of forestry has shrunk by 2% in Kansas. This decline is slower 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 Kansas

$49,720 $46,250 $53,357 $55,170 $55,780
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by forestry professionals is increasing in Kansas. Forestry professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $49,720 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $55,780 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Kansas

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This represents a 11% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 93% pay differential between the highest paid forestry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of forestry in Kansas.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Kansas

Fire Science
Public Administration

In Kansas, 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 Kansas


As the number of forestry professionals is decreasing in Kansas state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited forestry school in Kansas state is decreasing.

There was a decrease in the number of forestry school degree or certificate graduates in Kansas by 100%. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with an associate's degree in forestry.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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