The average salary for a Game Warden is $49,665.
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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. A game warden will typically be hired by a local, state, or national jurisdiction to help patrol the publicly owned wildlife and park areas they possess. The warden…Read more
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
An entry-level Game Warden with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,868 based on 8 salaries. An early career Game Warden with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,233 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Game Warden with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,300 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Game Warden with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,292 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,984.
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