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Forestry Schools In Utah

There is only one accredited forestry school in Utah for faculty who teach forestry classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in forestry in the state of Utah, which encompasses forestry training at the following levels:


  1. Utah State University

    Old Main Hill, Logan, Utah 84322-1400

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Forestry Employment

Utah 1,880
National 128,010

Of all of the forestry professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Utah.

Employment Growth for Forestry professionals In Utah

2,060 1,700 1,910 590 1,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Utah, forestry is a shrinking field. In Utah, 180 less forestry professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of forestry professionals has shrunk by 9%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of forestry professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of forestry professionals has grown by 8% from 2006 to 2010.

Forestry VS. All Professions salaries in Utah

$49,745 $52,918 $55,082 $57,460 $51,030
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Utah, as the number of forestry professionals is declining, the salaries earned by forestry professionals are increasing. Forestry professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $49,745 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $51,030 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Utah

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This represents a 3% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Utah state, within the field of forestry, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid forestry professionals earn 115% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Utah

Fire Science
Public Administration

Forestry professionals in Utah earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of forestry professionals is decreasing in Utah state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited forestry school in Utah state is decreasing. In Utah, there were 16 graduates in 2006. And there were 5 graduates from forestry courses in 2010.

This represents a 69% decrease in the number of forestry degree or certificate school graduates in Utah state. 33% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in forestry.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in Utah

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