Learn about the types of people who become fish and game wardens. This page goes into detail about the employment, gender, and ethnic ratios of the workplace.


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Gender Mix By Career Interest, 2022

This graph shows the distribution of females and males that are interested in becoming a fish and game warden. Four or five star ratings on CareerExplorer indicate interest.

More men than women are interested in becoming fish and game wardens at a ratio of 3.47 to 1.

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Actual Gender Mix, 2022

42% of fish and game wardens are female and 58% are male.

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Gender Bias, 2022

This is one of the most compelling statistics we collect. Gender bias shows the difference between gender interest in being a fish and game warden and the actual gender mix of people in the career.

If there is a significant difference, then it means there is a gender imbalance between those interested in becoming a fish and game warden and those who end up becoming one.

In this case there are more men interested in becoming a fish and game warden than those actually working as one. It is hard to pinpoint the exact reasons why, but there are likely various forces at play, from changing interests over time to societal norms and biases.