The highest paychecks go to Landscape Architects, who earn an average $91K annually, closely trailed by Facility Managers (approximately $87K), Biological Technicians (about $39K), and Park Rangers (around $25K).
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $35K per year. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $40K annually. The largest fraction of National Park Service Park people (41 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and earn about $83K per year on average.
Residents of Boston, Mass. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $78K annually; other top-paying cities include Denver, Colo. ($72K) and Washington, DC ($69K). By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average National Park Service Park employee makes approximately $93K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach around $57K annually for Emergency Medical Technicians; non-accredited workers make much less. Earning a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialist certification garners significant financial rewards of $36K per year on average. At National Park Service Park, employees who hold an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) receive the highest salaries at about $94K.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Research Analysis among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $80K annually. A garden variety skill at National Park Service Park is Project Management; close to one-fifth of National Park Service Park's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Facility Maintenance & Coordination, People Management, and Emergency Medical Services.
With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of National Park Service Park's employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at National Park Service Park can sometimes lack paid time off; 29 percent get paid vacation days, and two in five respondents receive paid sick leave. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a fair number of survey participants, and the larger part of employees report receiving dental coverage as well. National Park Service Park also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and a subsidized cell phone.