Forestry Professionals

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+9.76%
 

What do Forestry Professionals do?

Forestry professionals research, plan, administer, and direct forestry management/harvesting programs; conduct forestry education/extension programs; and act as consultants on forestry issues.

How to become: Forestry Professionals

In general, you need a university degree in biology or a related field.

To be a forestry professional, you need a forestry or forest engineering degree. You may also need to be registered as a forester or forest engineer, which requires two years of supervised work/examinations, in provinces with forestry associations.

Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 3 in 10 have a graduate degree.

Where to study for a career as: Forestry Professionals

Red Deer Polytechnic
Red Deer, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Forestry Bachelor; University Transfer
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Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Thunder Bay, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Natural Resources Management Bachelor; Honours
Forestry Bachelor; Honours
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Vancouver Island University
Nanaimo, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Fundamentals of Forest Harvesting Practices Certificate
Forest Resources Technology Diploma
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University of New Brunswick - Fredericton
Fredericton, New Brunswick, CA

Related Program(s):
Forestry Bachelor
Forestry Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on January 26, 2022

How much do Forestry Professionals make?

Low:
$31,200
Average:
$49,920
High:
$83,200

Job openings for Forestry Professionals

Job Seekers:
2,100
Job Openings:
2,100