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Park Ranger Salary

A Park Ranger earns an average salary of $34,665 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
$23,061 - $52,015
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $34,665
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$10.08 - $23.31
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$23,061 - $52,015  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,023  
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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$22,873 - $51,125  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.08 - $23.31  
   
Overtime
$19.87 - $42.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,023  
   
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).
)
$22,873 - $51,125  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
United States (change)

Job Description for Park Ranger

  • Perform some law enforcement activities to enforce rules, regulations, and policies for visitor and resource protection.
  • Instruct, supervise, and conduct routine maintenance on grounds and equipment and daily visitor services.
  • Assist with park administration by collecting and accounting for revenue and creating reports.
  • Respond to and write incident reports for visitor complaints and emergencies.

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Pay by Experience Level for Park Ranger

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Park Ranger Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 15%