Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $62K per year on average. The largest fraction of National Park Service Park people (35 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $63K annually on average.
The highest pay by state can be found in California, where salaries average out at around $65K per year.
The highest average salaries go to Ecologists, who bring in close to $75K annually, though Management Analysts are not far behind at approximately $71K along with Government Program Managers (about $67K) and Biologists (around $51K).
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialist certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $58K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in approximately $90K annually.
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 per year. Research Analysis is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; a little less than a fifth of National Park Service Park's people use it regularly.
Benefits and Perks
Regarding time off, National Park Service Park leans toward the generous side, giving paid vacation to the larger part of workers and paid sick leave to a majority of survey participants. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a fair number of respondents, and close to one-half of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, a defined benefit retirement plan, flexible hours, and life insurance.