Forestry technologists and technicians

National Occupation Code (NOC): 2223  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Forestry technologists and technicians may work independently or perform technical and supervisory functions in support of forestry research, forest management, forest harvesting, forest resource conservation and environmental protection. They are employed by the forest industry sector, provincial and federal governments, consulting firms, and other industries and institutions, or they may be self-employed.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Chief Cruiser
  • Chief Scaler
  • Conservation Technician - Forestry
  • Crew Leader - Forest Fire Suppression
  • Cruiser
  • Cruising Technician - Forestry
  • Enforcement Officer - Forestry
  • Extension Forest Ranger
  • Extension Ranger - Forestry
  • Field Office Supervisor - Forestry
  • Fire Crew Leader - Forestry
  • Fire Suppression Crew Foreman/woman - Forestry
  • Fire Suppression Officer - Forestry
  • Forest Engineering Technician
  • Forest Engineering Technologist
  • Forest Extension Technician
  • Forest Fire Officer
  • Forest Fire Ranger
  • Forest Fire Technician
  • Forest Firefighting Crew Leader
  • Forest Inventory Resource Officer
  • Forest Planning Technician
  • Forest Protection Co-ordinator
  • Forest Regional Inventory Technician
  • Forest Research Technologist
  • Forest Resource Management Technician
  • Forest Resource Technician
  • Forest Survey Technician
  • Forest Technician
  • Forestry Conservation And Preservation Technician
  • Forestry Conservation And Preservation Technologist
  • Forestry Conservation Research Technician
  • Forestry Conservation Research Technologist
  • Forestry Conservation Technician
  • Forestry Conservation Technologist
  • Forestry Crew Co-ordinator
  • Forestry Extension Technician
  • Forestry Technician
  • Forestry Technician Supervisor
  • Forestry Technologist
  • Log Grader
  • Log Scaler
  • Natural Resources Technician - Forestry
  • Nursery Technician - Forestry
  • Protection Co-ordinator - Forestry
  • Range Conservationist
  • Range Manager
  • Research Assistant - Forestry
  • Resource Technician - Forestry
  • Scaler - Forestry
  • Scaler Technician - Logging
  • Scalers Supervisor
  • Scaling Co-ordinator - Logging
  • Senior Fire Control Technician
  • Silviculture Technician
  • Silviculture Technologist
  • Silviculturist
  • Timber Cruiser
  • Timber Marker
  • Timber Rider
  • Timber Scaler
  • Timber Technician
  • Conservation Technician - Forestry
  • Cruising Technician - Forestry
  • Enforcement Officer - Forestry
  • Extension Ranger - Forestry
  • Fire Suppression Officer - Forestry
  • Forest Fire Technician
  • Forest Inventory Resource Officer
  • Forest Survey Technician
  • Forest Technician
  • Forestry Technician
  • Forestry Technologist
  • Resource Technician - Forestry
  • Scaler Technician - Logging
  • Scaling Co-ordinator - Logging
  • Silviculture Technician
  • Range Manager

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for forestry technologists and technicians.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for forestry technologists and technicians.

Gender Median Income
Male $0
Female $0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for forestry technologists and technicians

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 20
25 to 34 years 25
35 to 44 years 10
45 to 54 years 10
55 to 64 years 0
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 45
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for forestry technologists and technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 10
Part Time 30
Total 50
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for forestry technologists and technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 30
Female 20
Total 45
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for forestry technologists and technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 55
Self Employed 0
Total 45
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for forestry technologists and technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 50
Unemployed 0
Total 45
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for forestry technologists and technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 10
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 0
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 25
Total 50
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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