Game Warden Salary

A Game Warden earns an average salary of $45,020 per year.

$34,004 - $75,250
$34K
$45K
$75K
MEDIAN: $45,020
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50%
90%

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$8.14 - $39.45
$8
$22
$39
MEDIAN: $22.35
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$34,004 - $75,250  
   
Bonus
$250.15  
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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$30,588 - $75,249  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$8.14 - $39.45  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.02  
Overtime
$34.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$250.15  
   
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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$30,588 - $75,249  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Job Description for Game Warden

A game warden is a specialized law enforcement official, one who works in large, public-use parks and wildlife preserves. The warden helps to ensure that sportspeople and other human visitors are properly licensed to fish and hunt in these areas, as well as making sure that campers and boaters follow all laws pertaining to the area.

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Game Warden Tasks

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Game Warden

Pay by Experience for a Game Warden has a positive trend. An entry-level Game Warden with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Game Warden with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Game Warden which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 7 salaries. A Game Warden with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Game Warden

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Game Warden Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲10%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
no benefits
None: 23%