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Forester Aide Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,566 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Forester Aide is $35,566 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Forester Aide is between $27,281 and $42,370. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Forester Aide. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Assists Forestor by compiling data pertaining to size, content, condition, and other characteristics of forest tracts, under direction of Forester, leading workers in forest propagation, fire prevention, and suppression, and facility maintenance.
  • Travels through forest in designated pattern to gather basic forest data, such as topographical features, species and population of trees, wood units available for harvest, disease and insect damage, tree seedling mortality, and conditions constituting fire danger.
  • Marks trees of specified specie, condition, and size for thinning or logging.
  • Compiles and records data from instruments, such as rain gauge, thermometer, stream-flow recorder, and soil moisture gauge.
  • Holds stadia rod, clears survey line, measures distances, records survey data, and performs related duties to assist in surveying property lines, timber sale boundaries, and road and recreation sites.
  • Trains and leads conservation workers in seasonal activities, such as planting tree seedlings, collecting seed cones, suppressing fires, cleaning and maintaining recreational facilities, and clearing fire breaks and access roads.
  • Gives instructions to visitors of forest, and enforces camping, vehicle use, fire building, sanitation, and other forest regulations.
Forester Aide Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Forest and Conservation Technicians

Job family population: 30,570

Estimated population of Forester Aide jobs: 28,106

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Forester Aide Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Mar 9
Skokie, IL, USA
... Forest, Highland Park, Glencoe, Winnetka, Kenilworth, Wilmette & Evanston + Lake County ... Aide, Home Health Assistant, Nurses Aide, Nursing aide, Certified Nurses Aide, Nursing Student ...
Caregiver / CNA
Mar 9
Skokie, IL, USA
... Forest, Highland Park, Glencoe, Winnetka, Kenilworth, Wilmette & Evanston + Lake County ... aide, CNA job, Certified Nursing Assistant Job, HHA
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