FIND YOUR DEGREE is an advertising-supported site. Featured programs and school search results are for schools that compensate us. This compensation does not influence our school rankings, resource guides, or other information published on this site.

Forestry Schools
In Ruston, Louisiana

There is only one forestry school in Ruston for faculty to choose from. The trends in Ruston's forestry academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes forestry training at the forestry bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Ruston Vs. Louisiana Forestry Employment

Ruston 30
Louisiana 2,140

Exactly 30 of Louisiana's 2,140 forestry professionals work in Ruston. Between 2006 and 2010, in Ruston, there has been a 57% decline in the number of forestry professionals. As the number of forestry professionals in Ruston has decreased, overall employment in Ruston has also decreased.

Ruston Vs. Louisiana Forestry employment growth

2,460 2,600 2,580 2,610 2,140
70 No data 30 No data 30
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Ruston

Forestry VS. All professions salaries in Ruston

$46,440 $49,250 $41,400 No data $40,170
$28,130 $29,380 $30,820 No data $33,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry in Ruston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ruston

As the number of forestry professionals in Ruston has shrunk, salaries for forestry professionals have also decreased. Ruston forestry professionals made $40,170 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for forestry professionals in Ruston was $46,440 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of forestry professionals in Ruston is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Ruston

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

Forestry professionals make a median salary of $40,100 per year in Ruston. The 10% of forestry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,980 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 84% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Ruston

Public Administration

Ruston forestry professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Forestry schools in Ruston


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

Forestry Programs Offered In Ruston


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

Student Completed Forestry Degrees In Ruston


Approximately 6 students graduated from forestry courses in 2010.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in Ruston, Louisiana

Share & Compare

Enter your salary to gain access to our continually growing higher education faculty salary database. Don't worry! This is 100% secure and anonymous.

The number of forestry faculty, growth in the field of forestry academia and forestry faculty salaries in Ruston, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching forestry courses to students at the bachelors degree in forestry level, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of forestry in Ruston. Once you have submitted your information, you will be able to view a summary of some of the data we have collected so far.


Career Index

Your free online education database