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Forest Manager

Kaimahi Ngahere

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Forest managers plan and direct the planting, growth, harvesting and protection of forests for wood production.


Forest managers with one to two years' experience usually earn

$45K-$60K per year

Senior forest managers usually earn

$95K-$140K per year

Source: NZ Institute of Forestry (NZIF), 'Salary Survey 2017', December 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a forest manager are good due to strong demand and few forestry graduates.
Forest manager standing by a vehicle and talking on his cellphone

Forest managers plan and direct forest operations

Last updated 7 August 2018