Collection and analysis of urban forester job postings throughout the USA over 18 months and follow-up telephone interviews. Includes analysis of qualifications, duties, distribution, salaries, and career level.
Publication: K O’Herrin, et al. (2018) Identifying a Career Ladder in Urban Forestry by Analyzing Job Postings and Interviews. Journal of Forestry, Volume 116, Issue 2, pgs. 151–163, https://doi.org/10.1093/jofore/fvx006
Survey of more than 1,000 undergraduates at 18 universities and their career preferences. Awareness and perceptions of urban forestry as a professional career.
Survey of employers of entry level urban foresters. Includes desirable skills and educational backgrounds, as well as whether new employees meet expectations.
Comprehensive survey of practicing urban foresters in local governments in U.S. The survey explored urban forester professional identity through analysis of educational backgrounds, networks, and career paths.