Becoming a Fire Prevention Forester via Online Education?

At the very least, online education can help you lay a foundation and/or open up alternate career paths. Kaplan University, one of the highest ranking online schools, is a US school (accredited) offering fire courses to train individuals to become top-notch firemen, police officers, firewomen, firefighters, detectives, sargents, cops, fire prevention specialists, etc. Currently, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics there are 10,230 people employed as foresters alone in America, and their average annual salary is $55,220. Colleges and universities like Kaplan University that provide online education are successfully launching workers into this field.

Fire Prevention Forester Salary Information

Category: Foresters

Total # Employed in the US 10,230
Average Hourly Wage: $26.55/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$16.94 $20.82 $25.89 $31.63 $36.21
Average Yearly Salary $55,220
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$35,250 $43,310 $53,840 $65,800 $75,310
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.8% 1.1% 7.2% 6.5% 62.8% 18.2% 3.5%
Foresters — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Colorado $32.32/hr $67,220
North Dakota $31.98/hr $66,510
Alaska $30.81/hr $64,080
Delaware $29.84/hr $62,060
Kansas $29.64/hr $61,650
Ohio $29.52/hr $61,410
Missouri $29.07/hr $60,460
Iowa $29/hr $60,320
Tennessee $28.74/hr $59,790
Oregon $28.1/hr $58,460
Alabama $27.8/hr $57,810
Massachusetts $27.77/hr $57,760
Wyoming $27.66/hr $57,520
Guam $27.39/hr $56,970
Nebraska $27.38/hr $56,950
Montana $27.28/hr $56,740
Connecticut $27.26/hr $56,710
California $26.72/hr $55,580
North Carolina $26.45/hr $55,020
Oklahoma $25.97/hr $54,020
Puerto Rico $25.62/hr $53,290
South Carolina $25.55/hr $53,140
South Dakota $25.55/hr $53,140
Utah $25.46/hr $52,960
New Jersey $25.33/hr $52,690
Idaho $24.87/hr $51,730
Washington $24.82/hr $51,630
New Hampshire $24.73/hr $51,440
Pennsylvania $24.54/hr $51,040
Michigan $24.09/hr $50,110
New Mexico $23.95/hr $49,810
Louisiana $22.81/hr $47,430
Arkansas $22.7/hr $47,220
West Virginia $22.5/hr $46,800
Hawaii $22.45/hr $46,690
Kentucky $21.96/hr $45,670
Wisconsin $21.19/hr $44,080
Maryland $20.91/hr $43,490
Nevada $20.86/hr $43,390


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