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Fish and Wildlife Administrator - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Fish and Wildlife Administrator"

How much does a Fish and Wildlife Administrator in the federal government get paid? $145,607.21* *Based on the 2021 average.

Fish and Wildlife Administrator was the 259th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 387 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2021, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hired the most employees titled Fish And Wildlife Administration, with an average salary of $146,851.

Government Fish And Wildlife Administration jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Fish And Wildlife Administration job is GS-6, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions fall under this job category. Due to the growing focus of them STEM fields, individuals in this job category tend to advance more quickly than employees in the other job categories. Jobs in this category are being added quickly and many organizations have trouble finding qualified individuals. Individuals in this job category typically recieve pormotions of 2 grade increases at a time until they reach GS-12.

Agencies that have hired a Fish and Wildlife Administrator

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 263 $146,851.02
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 79 $161,146.58
Department of Energy 35 $104,563.54
Geological Survey 4 $143,504.00
Indian Affairs 2 $142,861.00
Presidio Trust 1 $103,219.00
Bureau of Land Management 1 $92,988.00
Bureau of Reclamation 1 $98,072.00
Forest Service 1 $183,852.00

Fish and Wildlife Administrator Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Fish and Wildlife Administrator is $145,607.21. The highest paid Fish and Wildlife Administrator made $239,160 in 2021.

Common Fish and Wildlife Administrator Payscales

Payscale Number of Fish And Wildlife Administration Employees
GS - General Schedule 292
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 71
ES - Senior Executive Service 23
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified 1

Starting Paygrade: $36,070.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $152,771.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Professional and Scientific

Other Jobs at the GS-6 Paygrade

GS-6 is the starting paygrade for Fish and Wildlife Administration jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-6 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Explosives SafetyAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Rangeland ManagementProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
MessengerClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Equal Employment OpportunityAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Unemployment InsuranceAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Fish And Wildlife Administration Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a Fish and Wildlife Administrator was $106,318. Since then, the average pay has increased to $145,607 in 2021.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 0480.

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