Career Outlook for Foresters

Also known as:  Environmental Protection Forester, Forest Ecologist, Forestry Scientist, Land Management Forester, Operations Forester, Resource Forester, Service Forester, Timber Management Specialist, Urban Forester
The overall job outlook for Forester careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by 7.51 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 1.25 percent per year. Demand for Foresters is expected to go up, with an expected 3,420 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 4.51 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Foresters in the following states
California 920
Washington 570
Oregon 570
Minnesota 520
Pennsylvania 420
Wisconsin 400
Florida 360
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Foresters
New Jersey 30
North Dakota 30
New Hampshire 40
Connecticut 50
New Mexico 50
Nebraska 60
Vermont 70