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2021 Highest Paid Forestry Graduates in Colorado

27 Bachelor's Degrees
$32,200 Avg Salary
$23,823 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Forestry School for You

Highest Paid Forestry Graduates in ColoradoForestry is the #124 most popular major in Colorado with 27 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 2.3% of all the forestry bachelor's degrees in the country. The forestry school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Forestry Graduates.

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.

Salaries of Forestry Majors After Graduation

After graduating, forestry majors that go to school in Colorado go on to jobs making an average of $32,200 per year. Unfortunately, that is 19% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

On a nationwide level, forestry majors with a bachelor's degree earn an average salary of $36,974. That's 13% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in Colorado.

Average Salary for Forestry Graduates from Schools in Colorado  32,200
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64,400
Average Salary for Forestry Graduates from Schools Nationwide  36,974
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64,400
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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64,400

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2021 Highest Paid Forestry Grads in Colorado

The highest paid forestry majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Forestry Graduates in Colorado

Colorado State University - Fort Collins landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid forestry school. Located in the city of Fort Collins, Colorado State is a public school with a fairly large student population. Forestry majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $32,200.

Forestry majors at Colorado State take out an average of $21,172 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $247, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best Forestry Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

Explore all the Best Forestry Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Utah 189 4
Idaho 167 34
Montana 131 21

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

Majors Similar to Forestry

Related Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 476
Natural Resource Management 16

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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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