Fish and Game Warden Salary

The average pay for a Fish and Game Warden is $45,292 per year.

$34,838 - $58,973
MEDIAN: $45,292

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$34,838 - $58,973  
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$33,136 - $59,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Job Description for Fish and Game Warden

A fish and game warden is a specialized law enforcement employee who works to ensure the safety and soundness of the natural environment and people within it. The warden inspects fishing and hunting permits and enforces season restrictions on these activities. He or she also can cite any hunters or fishers for unsafe conduct, as well as inspect all yields from hunting and fishing to ensure that legal limits are observed. Fish and game wardens can be found in wildlife areas, designated nature preserves, and popular hunting and fishing areas.


Fish and Game Warden Tasks

  • Relocate wildlife posing a threat to the public.
  • Investigate crop, livestock, and property wildlife damage.
  • Patrol areas to enforce fish and game laws.
  • Conduct hunting accident investigations.

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Job Satisfaction

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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits