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Average Salary for National Park Service Park Employees

Compensation for National Park Service Park employees is around $53K per year on average. Though where you live and your role at the company are influential salary factors for those at National Park Service Park, your experience level turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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National Park Service Park typically pays:
above market

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Employer: National Park Service Park
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Maintenance Worker (3)
$23,786 - $57,382  
[-]Maintenance Worker (3)
Total Pay$23,786 - $57,382  
[+]Ecologist (3)
$48,104 - $143,710  
[+]Ecologist (3)
Salary$46,425 - $102,048  
Total Pay$48,104 - $143,710  
[+]Park Ranger (2)
$26,763 - $59,878  
[+]Park Ranger (2)
Total Pay$26,763 - $59,878  
[+]Government Program Manager (2)
$40,538 - $85,910  
[+]Government Program Manager (2)
Salary$41,490 - $88,943  
Total Pay$40,538 - $85,910  
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $60K annually. Overall, the greater share of National Park Service Park folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average about $58K per year.


Residents of Miami, Fla. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $80K annually; other top-paying cities include Denver, Colo. ($52K) and San Francisco, Calif. (approximately $51K). Across its U.S. offices, the state of Florida pays National Park Service Park the most — around $80K per year on average.


Ecologists are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing about $75K annually; Government Program Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to around $63K, followed by Biologists earning $51K.

Certifications and Degrees

The best paid folks at National Park Service Park have a Bachelor's Degree, earning approximately $90K per year.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $78K annually.

Benefits and Perks

More than half of workers receive paid vacation from National Park Service Park, and a majority of respondents receive paid sick leave. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. A strong majority of employees receive health insurance, and more than two-fifths of workers get dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, flexible hours, life insurance, and a defined benefit retirement plan.

Key Stats for National Park Service Park


25 %
75 %
$55,950 - $76,471
$37,506 - $85,343
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
United States (change)

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