Fish And Game Wardens

Training Requirements for Fish And Game Wardens

Fish and game wardens need a bachelor's degree and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Fish and game wardens
Percent
Less than High School 3.3
High School 23.7
Some College 27.9
Associates Degree 11.6
Bachelors Degree 29.4
Masters Degree 3.8
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.4

Employment Outlook for Fish And Game Wardens

This represents about 6,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 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.

Typical Income for Fish And Game Wardens

Hourly Income

On average,fish and game wardens make $26.33 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Fish and game wardens $16.52 $20.20 $24.87 $31.55 $37.23
Protective service occupations $9.74 $12.32 $18.59 $28.70 $39.42
Law enforcement workers $15.07 $18.78 $25.60 $35.63 $44.66
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, fish and game wardens make $54,760 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Fish and game wardens $34,360 $42,010 $51,730 $65,610 $77,440
Protective service occupations $20,260 $25,630 $38,660 $59,700 $81,980
Law enforcement workers $31,350 $39,060 $53,240 $74,120 $92,890
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

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

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