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Fish and Game Wardens in North Dakota

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Fish and Game Wardens in North Dakota

Want to work in North Dakota as a Fish and Game Warden? Read this first!

10.0% Jobs Projection
$56,670 Median Salary
10 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Fish and Game Wardens in North Dakota are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Fish and Game Wardens in North Dakota is growing faster than average.

  • Fish and Game Wardens in North Dakota earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Fish and Game Wardens Work in North Dakota?

There were approximately 70 workers employed as Fish and Game Wardens in this state in 2018.

There were 70 Fish and Game Wardens employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

Fish and Game Wardens in ND Employment Trend

The typical state has 110 Fish and Game Wardens working in it, which means North Dakota has fewer Fish and Game Wardens than average.

Fish and Game Wardens in ND vs. the Average State

Job Projections for North Dakota

Jobs for Fish and Game Wardens in this state are growing at a rate of 10.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.3%.

Job Projections for Fish and Game Wardens: Nation vs. ND

North Dakota Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 10 annual Fish and Game Wardens job openings in North Dakota, and 110 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 700 annual jobs and 7,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Fish and Game Wardens Make in North Dakota?

In 2018 wages for Fish and Game Wardens ranged from $31,210 to $86,020 with $56,670 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.01 to $41.36. The median hourly rate was $27.25.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $27.82 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.57.

The median salary in North Dakota is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Fish and Game Wardens Earnings: ND vs. National Average

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
Texas 460 $70,970
New York 400 $69,220
North Carolina 370 $39,860
California 350 $79,780
Wisconsin 340 $49,360
Virginia 210 $48,750
Michigan 200 $64,170
Georgia 200 $58,660
Indiana 170 $60,430
Oklahoma 160 $50,340
Alabama 140 $48,750
Ohio 130 $64,820
Iowa 130 $70,250
Maine 130 $61,470
South Dakota 110 $44,930
Kansas 110 $42,740
Illinois 110 $89,740
West Virginia 110 $46,090
Arizona 110 $52,800
Washington 100 $79,960

Below are the states where Fish and Game Wardens get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Illinois $89,740
Washington $79,960
California $79,780
Rhode Island $75,430
Texas $70,970
Iowa $70,250
New York $69,220
Ohio $64,820
Michigan $64,170
Wyoming $63,020


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