Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Fish and Game Warden is $22.10
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Fish and Game Wardens?
An entry-level Fish and Game Warden with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $23.97 based on 6 salaries. An early career Fish and Game Warden with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.68 based on 5 salaries.
What Do Fish and Game Wardens Do?
A fish and game warden is a specialized law enforcement employee who works to ensure the safety and soundness of the natural environment and people within it. The warden inspects fishing and hunting permits and enforces season restrictions on these activities. He or she also can cite any hunters or fishers for unsafe conduct, as well as inspect all yields from hunting and fishing to ensure that legal limits are observed. Fish and game wardens can be found in wildlife areas, designated nature …Read more
- 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.