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$42,758

Average Base Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$663

Average Bonus
The average area forester salary in Alabama, United States is $42,758 or an equivalent hourly rate of $21. This is 7% lower (-$3,390) than the average area forester salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $663. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.
Salary by Experience

$32,946

Entry Level Salary

$58,806

Senior Level Salary
An entry level area forester (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $32,946. On the other end, a senior level area forester (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $58,806.

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Job Description
Manage public and private forested lands for economic, recreational, and conservation purposes. May inventory the type, amount, and location of standing timber, appraise the timber's worth, negotiate the purchase, and draw up contracts for procurement. May determine how to conserve wildlife habitats, creek beds, water quality, and soil stability, and how best to comply with environmental regulations. May devise plans for planting and growing new trees, monitor trees for healthy growth, and determine optimal harvesting schedules.

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