Fish and Game Wardens in California
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- Fish and Game Wardens in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Fish and Game Wardens Work in California?
In California, there were 350 people working as Fish and Game Wardens in the year 2018.
There were 360 Fish and Game Wardens employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 110 Fish and Game Wardens working in it, which means California has more Fish and Game Wardens than average.
What do Fish and Game Wardens Make in California?
In 2018 wages for Fish and Game Wardens ranged from $53,980 to $91,320 with $79,780 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.95 to $43.9. The median hourly rate was $38.35.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $37.45 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.90.
The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top California Metros for Fish and Game Wardens
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Fish and Game Wardens.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA||30||$79,700|
|San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA||30||$75,900|
Top States for Fish and Game Wardens Employment
The table below shows the states where most Fish and Game Wardens work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Fish and Game Wardens get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Nicholas A. Tonelli under License
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