2021 Highest Paid Forestry Graduates in Montana

21 Bachelor's Degrees
$35,700 Avg Salary
$19,000 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Forestry School for You

Highest Paid Forestry Graduates in MontanaWith 21 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, forestry is the #63 most popular major in Montana. This means that 1.8% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Forestry Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when 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 graduating, forestry majors that go to school in Montana go on to jobs making an average of $35,700 per year. That's not so great, since it is 10% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

The national average salary for forestry bachelor's degree holders is $36,974. That's pretty close to the average for students who get their degree from a school in Montana.

Average Salary for Forestry Graduates from Schools in Montana  35,700
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71,400
Average Salary for Forestry Graduates from Schools Nationwide  36,974
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71,400
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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71,400

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2021 Highest Paid Forestry Grads in Montana

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Best Schools for Highly Paid Forestry Graduates in Montana

Our rankings recognize The University of Montana as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of Missoula, UM is a public college with a large student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, forestry majors make an average salary of $35,700.

Forestry majors at UM take out an average of $21,827 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $197, based 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
Colorado 186 27
Idaho 167 34

Forestry is one of 5 different types of Natural Resources & Conservation programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to Forestry

Related Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources Conservation 89
Wildlife Management 81
Natural Resource Management 32

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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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