Park naturalist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Park naturalist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $82,090
Alaska $81,690
Hawaii $81,690
Massachusetts $81,690
Minnesota $78,530
Tennessee $77,480
Nevada $75,690
Oregon $75,420
Alabama $74,690
New Hampshire $74,130
Wyoming $74,130
Washington $72,160
Arkansas $71,120
Oklahoma $69,450
New Mexico $68,950
Kansas $68,910
Wisconsin $68,870
California $67,350
New York $66,790
South Carolina $66,790
Utah $66,790
Vermont $66,790
Idaho $64,650
Nebraska $64,650
Maryland $64,630
New Jersey $64,630
Louisiana $64,250
Colorado $64,230
Connecticut $64,230
Virginia $64,110
Georgia $63,810
Arizona $63,750
Montana $63,750
North Dakota $62,690
Illinois $61,930
Indiana $61,540
Michigan $61,540
Puerto Rico $60,550
Pennsylvania $59,850
Texas $59,780
Maine $59,770
North Carolina $59,280
South Dakota $58,590
Ohio $57,530
Kentucky $56,990
Iowa $55,200
Delaware $55,160
Rhode Island $53,600
Mississippi $50,100
West Virginia $49,900
Missouri $49,500
Florida $49,090

How do park naturalist salaries compare to similar careers?

Park naturalists earn about the same as related careers in Florida. On average, they make less than soil and plant scientists but more than arborists.

Career Median Salary
Soil and plant scientist salary $80K
Forester salary $59K
Landscape architect salary $65K
Park naturalist salary $49K
Range manager salary $49K
Landscaper salary $47K
Forest and conservation worker salary $40K
Arborist salary $38K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)