Average Salary for National Park Service Park Employees

National Park Service Park employees bring home $53K annually on average. National Park Service Park paychecks are largely negotiated based on what you do at the company, though how long you've been working and where you live are also considered. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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National Park Service Park Median Salary by Job


Facility Manager
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Park Ranger
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Landscape Architect
2 profiles

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Biological Technician
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 07 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 30
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About This Company

National Park Service

Source: Freebase


Earning $91K per year on average, Landscape Architects receive the most money, followed by Facility Managers ($84K), Biological Technicians ($39K), and Park Rangers (approximately $25K).

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $40K annually. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $35K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (42 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and make approximately $76K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $87K per year) can be spotted in Omaha, Neb.; Boston, Mass. ($78K), Denver, Colo. (around $72K), and Washington, DC ($69K) are the next top-paying cities. National Park Service Park workers in California earn the most — $93K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $84K per year for Facility Management Professional Certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a Class A Commercial Driver License Holder is rewarded with median pay of $73K annually. National Park Service Park provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) — these employees rake in approximately $94K per year.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Budget Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $84K annually. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, just over one in five of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Key skills also include People Management, Facility Maintenance & Coordination, and Research Analysis.


At National Park Service Park, there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

National Park Service Park lets only 29 percent take paid vacation and only two in five respondents take sick leave. National Park Service Park workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At National Park Service Park, approximately half have health insurance, and nearly one-half have dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and a company cell phone.

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Key Stats for National Park Service Park


24 %
76 %
$32,158 - $89,669

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$46,250 - $74,987
Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA)

Popular Locations for National Park Service Park

  1. Washington, District of Columbia
  2. Omaha, Nebraska
  3. Denver, Colorado
  4. Boston, Massachusetts

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