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Forest-related employment in Oregon totaled 61,970 jobs in Oregon in 2021, according to the Oregon Employment Department. This is about 3% of the total jobs in Oregon. However, in four rural Oregon counties--Jefferson, Douglas, Crook and Lake--forest sector jobs account for more than 10% of total jobs.

The average annual wage of those jobs was $68,200, roughly 7% percent more than the average wage of $64,000 for all Oregon employment. In some Oregon counties, especially rural ones, forest sector jobs have significantly higher-than-average wages. Forest sector wages in Clatsop County, for instance, are 71% higher than the county average.