Are Foresters Underpaid?
Abstract:Although foresters' salaries are less than those received in the fee professions, the author believes that foresters are not underpaid. He holds, however, that an oversupply of forest school graduates, which without regulation is certain to occur, will eventually result in lower compensation for practitioners. This article is intended to reopen the discussion of professional pay scales, temporarily sidetracked by the depression.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Pennsylvania Department of Forests and Waters
Publication date: 1934-10-01
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- The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
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