Fish and game warden earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Fish and game warden salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Washington $86,240
California $84,610
Illinois $78,330
New Jersey $78,330
Ohio $77,580
Iowa $75,710
Rhode Island $75,430
Minnesota $74,420
Hawaii $73,890
Indiana $72,990
North Dakota $71,280
Texas $69,530
Tennessee $68,190
Michigan $66,730
Maryland $63,180
Maine $62,570
Connecticut $62,090
Massachusetts $61,970
Wyoming $61,680
New York $61,600
Vermont $61,600
Georgia $61,130
Idaho $61,130
Louisiana $61,130
Nevada $59,840
Nebraska $59,570
Alabama $58,120
Wisconsin $54,080
Montana $51,380
Kansas $50,920
North Carolina $50,670
South Dakota $49,810
Virginia $49,080
Delaware $48,970
Pennsylvania $48,650
West Virginia $48,040
Arkansas $47,470
Missouri $47,470
South Carolina $46,450
Mississippi $46,120
Oklahoma $44,000
New Mexico $42,620
Kentucky $41,160
Arizona $39,000
Florida $27,000

How do fish and game warden salaries compare to similar careers?

Fish and game wardens earn about the same as related careers in Kentucky. On average, they make less than zoologists but more than correctional officers.

Career Median Salary
Zoologist salary $52K
Paralegal salary $46K
Sheriff salary $47K
Police officer salary $47K
Forensic science technician salary $46K
Fish and game warden salary $41K
Probation officer salary $39K
Legal secretary salary $37K
Animal trainer salary $38K
Correctional officer salary $31K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)