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Range Technician - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Range Technician"

How much does a Range Technician in the federal government get paid? $53,374.21* *Based on the 2021 average.

Range Technician was the 294th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 288 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2021, the Bureau of Land Management hired the most employees titled Range Technician, with an average salary of $55,603.

Government Range Technician jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Range Technician job is GS-1, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-9. 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 all positions that primarily require a practical knowledge of the methods and techniques of range conservation and related resource management fields. Range technicians provide practical technical support in range research efforts; in the marketing of the range resource; and in the scientific management, protection, and development of grasslands and other range resources.

Agencies that have hired a Range Technician

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Bureau of Land Management 171 $55,602.82
Forest Service 66 $50,122.79
Indian Affairs 30 $46,294.13
Agricultural Research Service 11 $56,488.45
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 7 $52,258.57
National Park Service 2 $63,579.50
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $52,421.00

Range Technician Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Range Technician is $53,374.21. The highest paid Range Technician made $79,738 in 2021.

Common Range Technician Payscales

Payscale Number of Range Technician Employees
GS - General Schedule 288

Starting Paygrade: $20,999.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $63,734.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10
Category: Technical and Medical Support

Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade

GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Range Technician jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-1 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Accounting TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Respiratory TherapistTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Sales Store ClericalClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Dental AssistantTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Rehabilitation Therapy AssistantTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Range Technician Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a Range Technician was $29,889. Since then, the average pay has increased to $53,374 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 0455.

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