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2021 Highest Paid Forestry Graduates in Oregon

14 Bachelor's Degrees
$44,500 Avg Salary
$29,166 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Forestry School for You

Highest Paid Forestry Graduates in OregonForestry is the #121 most popular major in Oregon with 14 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 1.2% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Forestry Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Comparing Average Salaries of Forestry Majors

After graduation, forestry majors from schools in Oregon earn an average salary of $44,500 per year. This is great news for these degree holders since it is 12% more than the national average of $39,802 for typical college graduates!

Looking at forestry schools across the country, we see that the nationwide average salary for graduates in this field is $36,974. This means that graduates from schools in Oregon make 20% more than the national average.

Average Salary for Forestry Graduates from Schools in Oregon  44,500
Average Salary for Forestry Graduates from Schools Nationwide  36,974
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802

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2021 Highest Paid Forestry Grads in Oregon

The following colleges produce the highest paid forestry graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Forestry Graduates in Oregon


Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

Oregon State University earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the small city of Corvallis, Oregon State is a public school with a very large student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in forestry from the school is $44,500.

After completing their bachelor's degree, forestry graduates from Oregon State carry an average student debtload of $27,578. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $303.

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Best Forestry Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Forestry Colleges in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
California 254 94
Washington 229 7
Nevada 117 8

One of 5 majors within the Natural Resources & Conservation area of study, Forestry has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 393
Natural Resource Management 113
Fisheries Sciences 103

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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