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Forestry Schools In Nebraska

There is only one accredited forestry school in Nebraska for faculty who teach forestry classes to choose from. The trends in Nebraska's forestry academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in forestry includes forestry training at the forestry associates degree level.


  1. Western Nebraska Community College

    1601 E 27th St, Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361-1899

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Forestry Employment

Nebraska 940
National 128,010

Of all of the forestry professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Nebraska.

Employment Growth for Forestry professionals In Nebraska

890 1,270 740 1,060 940
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of forestry professionals is growing in Nebraska. In 2010 there were 50 more forestry professionals working in Nebraska than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of forestry professionals has grown by 6%. This growth 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 Nebraska

$42,333 $47,518 $51,288 $52,675 $54,730
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to forestry professionals are growing in Nebraska. Forestry professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $42,333 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $54,730 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Nebraska

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Thus, forestry professionals' salaries grew by 23% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of forestry, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid forestry professionals earning 103% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Nebraska state.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Nebraska

Fire Science
Public Administration

In Nebraska, 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 Nebraska


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

There was a decrease in the number of forestry school degree or certificate graduates in Nebraska by 100%. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in forestry.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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