Forest Worker Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$24,000
$21,000
Min 10%
$24,000
Median 50%
$27,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Progressive
Highest Paying City
Sacramento, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
1.6 years
How much does a forest worker make?
Forest Workers in America make an average salary of $24,456 per year or $11.76 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $27,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $21,000 per year. Construction companies and Utilities companies have the most job opportunities for Forest Workers. Some of the states with the best Forest Worker salaries are Alaska, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Hampshire. The typical tenure for a Forest Worker is 1.6 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Foreman
$45,503

Average Forest Worker Salary By Location

Forest Workers in the United States of America make on average $24,456 a year or $11.76 per hour. Sacramento, CA reports the highest annual salary for Forest Workers at 26,046. Even as an entry-level Forest Worker, you will make $17,000 per year in Sacramento, CA. The top 5 states with the highest reported Forest Worker salaries are Alaska, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Hampshire. Kansas, Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Oklahoma have the lowest reported salaries for Forest Workers.

Map of Forest Worker Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Forest Workers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Forest Worker Salary By Company

Forest Workers can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Construction companies and Utilities companies have the most job opportunities for Forest Workers. Forest Workers at Progressive and Miller Timber Services report the highest salaries. Companies like EVS and Pine also report very competitive wages for Forest Workers.

Average Forest Worker Pay By Industry

Wages for Forest Workers can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Insurance companies, Professional companies, and Construction companies pay their Forest Workers well. Insurance companies pay their Forest Workers the highest wages, averaging $26,898 per year. Professional companies and Construction companies pay well too, at $22,779 and $22,667, respectively. At $20,809, the average salary for Forest Workers in the Media industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Insurance
Insurance
$26,898
$27k
Professional
Professional
$22,779
$23k
Construction
Construction
$22,667
$23k
Media
Media
$20,809
$21k

Forest Worker Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Forest Worker Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
City of Seattle
Forest Maint Worker
03/27/2020
$64,196
Arbormetrics Solutions
Forest Worker
12/22/2019
$50,088
Forest Worker
12/21/2019
$50,088
Confidential
Forest Worker
08/31/2019
$41,698
Mendiola Forestry Services, LLC
Forest Worker
09/21/2016
$30,095
Future Harvest Forestry Service, LLC
Forest Workers
09/21/2016
$27,131
Cornejo Forestry Service, Inc.
Forest Workers
09/21/2016
$29,969
Future Harvest Forestry Service, LLC
Forest Workers
09/21/2016
$27,131
Pritchett Forestry Services, Inc.
Forest Workers
08/19/2016
$24,522
Mendiola Forestry Services, LLC
Forest Worker
08/18/2016
$25,712
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