USDA Forest Service

Pacific Northwest Research Station

Pacific Northwest Research Station
1220 SW 3rd Ave.
Portland, OR 97204

(503) 808-2100

US Forest Service

Finances and Workforce

Two sources of funding support the workforce of the Pacific Northwest (PNW) Research Station: federal appropriations, which contributed 82 percent of the funds in fiscal year 2013, and direct client support, which comes from organizations in need of scientific information.

The numbers below are for the fiscal year October 1, 2012, to September 30, 2013:


Incoming Funding

[Image]: bullet Base research appropriations: $38.2 million (82%)

[Image]: bullet Client support: $8.4 million (18%)

[Image]: bullet Total funding: $46.6 million

Incoming funding graph


Distribution of Funds

[Image]: bullet Permanent employee cost: $30.2 million (65%)

[Image]: bullet Support and operations: $6.1 million (13%)

[Image]: bullet Distributed to cooperators: $10.3 million (22%)

[Image]: bullet Of the $10.3 million to cooperators, 91% went to educational institutions

Permanent employees by type graph.

Workforce Statistics

[Image]: bullet Total station workforce: 317 employees

[Image]: bullet Permanent workforce: 271 employees

[Image]: bullet Of the permanent workforce, 78 employees (28%) are scientists

[Image]: bulletTemporary workforce: 46 employees

Total employees graph.





US Forest Service - Pacific Northwest Research Station
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