Forest Ranger Salary (United States)

A Forest Ranger earns an average salary of $30,001 per year.
Forest Ranger Total Pay (?
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$21,745 - $54,631
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $30,001
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Forest Ranger Total Pay (?
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$8.05 - $22.85
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$21,745 - $54,631  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $983  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,745 - $50,790  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.05 - $22.85  
   
Overtime
$13.25 - $23.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $983  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$21,745 - $50,790  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Job Description for Forest Ranger
  • Handle compliance inspections including land and resource use permits, and care of forest land.
  • Educate the public on the use of public lands and resources including visits to schools, fire fighters, and volunteer groups.
  • Perform search, rescue, and emergency incident management.
  • Oversee land use within park and perform law enforcement duties.
  • Fight wildfires.

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Gender
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Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 17%
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