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Wildlife Refuge Manager - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Wildlife Refuge Manager"

How much does a Wildlife Refuge Manager in the federal government get paid? $97,758.48* *Based on the 2021 average.

Wildlife Refuge Manager was the 224th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 537 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2021, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hired the most employees titled Wildlife Refuge Management, with an average salary of $97,758.

Government Wildlife Refuge Management jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Wildlife Refuge Management 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 Wildlife Refuge Manager

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 537 $97,758.48

Wildlife Refuge Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Wildlife Refuge Manager is $97,758.48. The highest paid Wildlife Refuge Manager made $175,000 in 2021.

Common Wildlife Refuge Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Wildlife Refuge Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 537

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 Wildlife Refuge Management 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
ArchivistProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Hydrologic TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Food TechnologyProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Astronomy and Space ScienceProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
General SupplyAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Wildlife Refuge Management Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a Wildlife Refuge Manager was $68,223. Since then, the average pay has increased to $97,758 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 0485.

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