Average Base Pay
21.73% above national average
Additional Cash Compensation
A person in an entry-level Fish and Game Wardens role with under one year of job experience can expect to make an average annual salary of $37,810. A Fish and Game Wardens candidate with 1-4 years of experience makes an average total salary of $41,310. A person in a mid-career Fish and Game Wardens role with 5-9 years of experience makes an average salary of $45,190 a year. Fish and Game Wardens with 10 or more years of experience make an average of $49,800. In their late career (over 20 years of experience), a person in a Fish and Game Wardens role’s annual salary averages $56,390 per year.
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While certifications are not required for every Fish and Game Wardens position, they can certainly increase your salary and lead to an easier recruitment process when applying to enterprises that favor candidates with additional certifications.
The current Bureau of Labor Statistics states the salary is $45,190 higher than the national average for Fish and Game Wardens positions.
Yes, there is strong potential for promotion — either with an additional educational degree or with continued years of experience. There are a multitude of other positions Fish and Game Wardens roles that can advance both internally and with another company.