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.
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|
|Bureau of Land Management||1||$92,988.00|
|Bureau of Reclamation||1||$98,072.00|
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|
|Occupation Family:||0400 NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES GROUP|
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 Safety||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Rangeland Management||Professional and Scientific||GS-6||GS-15|
|Messenger||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Equal Employment Opportunity||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Unemployment Insurance||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-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.
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