MF Career Opportunities

Funding and Career Opportunities

Career Mean Entry-Level Salary (Payscale) Mean Annual Wage (BLS) Top 10 Percent (BLS)
Conservation Scientists   $73,160 $105,460
Foresters $42,091 $70,680 $98,590

Figures from, accessed June 2024.

Figures from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), dated May 2023.

Credentialed by the Society of American Foresters, this professional degree prepares you for a career in forestry working where you want to be: outdoors.