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Forestry Schools In Maine

Forestry classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited forestry schools in Maine. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the forestry academic community in Maine, and the future trends in forestry training at the following levels:


  1. Kennebec Valley Community College

    92 Western Ave, Fairfield, Maine 04937-1367

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

    Orono, Maine 04469

    152 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Unity College

    90 Quaker Hill Road, Unity, Maine 04988

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Forestry Employment

Maine 440
National 128,010

Of all of the forestry professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Maine state.

Employment Growth for Forestry professionals In Maine

410 430 440 470 440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maine, the field of forestry is growing. In 2010 there were 30 more forestry professionals working in Maine than there were in 2006. Thus, in Maine, this field has grown by 7% in four years. 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 Maine

$44,085 $35,195 $48,692 $49,075 $50,058
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to forestry professionals are growing in Maine. The mean salary for forestry professionals in 2006 was $44,085 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $50,058 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Maine

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This represents a growth in salaries of 12%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Maine state, within the field of forestry, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid forestry professionals earn 146% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Maine

Fire Science
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited forestry schools in Maine is decreasing. In Maine, there were 102 graduates in 2006. And there were 36 graduates from forestry courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 65% percent decrease in the number of forestry school degree or certificate graduates in Maine. 44% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in forestry.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in Maine

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