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Outdoor Recreation Planner - Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for "Outdoor Recreation Planner"

How much does an Outdoor Recreation Planner in the federal government get paid? $78,382.49* *Based on the 2016 average.

Outdoor Recreation Planner was the 256th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 403 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the Bureau of Land Management hired the most employees titled Outdoor Recreation Planning, with an average salary of $70,769.

Government Outdoor Recreation Planning jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Outdoor Recreation Planning job is GS-4, 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

This occupation includes positions whose primary concerns are planning, advising on, and coordinating the use of land, water, and related resources to provide opportunities for the creative use of leisure time outdoors, with due regard to protecting and enhancing the quality of the outdoor environment for the enjoyment of people. The work requires application of knowledge of (a) pertinent aspects of economics, sociology, and other social sciences in the assessment of demand for outdoor recreation, (b) the practices of natural resource conservation involved in the development and coordination of programs to provide recreation resources, and (c) the techniques of area planning.

Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.

Agencies that have hired an Outdoor Recreation Planner

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Bureau of Land Management 217 $70,768.88
National Park Service 127 $88,993.28
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 22 $77,872.77
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 16 $89,911.31
Forest Service 14 $70,843.14
Bureau of Reclamation 10 $78,724.50

Outdoor Recreation Planner Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Outdoor Recreation Planner is $78,382.49. The highest paid Outdoor Recreation Planner made $160,300 in 2016.

Common Outdoor Recreation Planner Payscales

Payscale Number of Outdoor Recreation Planning Employees
GS - General Schedule 403

Starting Paygrade: $25,871.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $136,659.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Outdoor Recreation Planning jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Equal Employment OpportunityAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Pathology TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Exhibits SpecialistAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Survey TechnicalTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Compliance Inspection and SupportClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Outdoor Recreation Planning Pay Trend from 2004 to 2016

In 2004, the average pay for an Outdoor Recreation Planner was $60,212. Since then, the average pay has increased to $78,382 in 2016.

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 0023.

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