Information About Fish And Game Wardens

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Training

Fish and game wardens need associate degree.

Degrees for Fish and game wardens
Training for Fish And Game Wardens
Percent
Less than High School 4.0
High School 29.3
Some College 25.1
Associates Degree 9.5
Bachelors Degree 26.5
Masters Degree 5.0
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.6

Employment

Represents about 8,000 people in the United States- 0.0% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 0 more fish and game wardens but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 2,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, fish and game wardens make $26.77 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Fish and game wardens $15.20 $18.40 $24.00 $29.60 $38.90
Protective service occupations $9.08 $11.70 $17.60 $26.80 $36.00
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, fish and game wardens make $55,670 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Fish and game wardens $31,710 $38,360 $50,070 $61,680 $81,080
Protective service occupations $18,880 $24,480 $36,740 $55,790 $74,900
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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