Game Warden Salary

A Game Warden earns an average salary of $44,346 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$33,702 - $75,503
$34K
$44K
$76K
MEDIAN: $44,346
10%
50%
90%

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$13.00 - $27.51
$21
MEDIAN: $21.45
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$33,702 - $75,503  
   
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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$30,220 - $76,016  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$21.45  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.02  
Overtime
$34.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
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).
)
$30,220 - $76,016  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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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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Key Stats for Game Warden

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
13%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Game Warden Salaries

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Mid-Career
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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