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Foresters

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There are approximately 9,000 foresters working in the United States. Federal, state, and local governments are by far the largest employers of foresters. About 62 percent of all salaried employees work for federal (mostly in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service), state, and local governments. While foresters are employed in every state, 28 percent work in five states: Oregon, Washington, Wisconsin, California, and Minnesota.

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