Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Hunting And Fishing Guide is $39,663
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Hunting And Fishing Guides?
An early career Hunting And Fishing Guide with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $36,761 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Hunting And Fishing Guide with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,868 based on 15 salaries. An …Read more
What Do Hunting And Fishing Guides Do?
Hunting/fishing guides work in the great outdoors and organize hunting and fishing trips for both individuals and groups who want to benefit from their expertise and get the most out of their time.
Depending on where a guide works, he/she may help arrange for the transportation of customers and their hunting or fishing equipment to the location. They must also ensure that everyone on the trip is aware of the laws and regulations so that everyone is always in compliance. Some may not be so …Read more
- Lead hunting trips, ensuring safety of participants and satisfactory outcomes.
- React quickly and calmly in emergency situations.
- Know and enforce regulations.
- Pack and carry supplies and equipment and clean up after the trip.
- Teach weapons safety and react in emergency situations.