Wildlife Refuge Manager - Federal Salaries of 2020
Pay Rates for "Wildlife Refuge Manager"How much does a Wildlife Refuge Manager in the federal government get paid? $97,683.39* *Based on the 2020 average.
Wildlife Refuge Manager was the 226th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 543 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2020, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hired the most employees titled Wildlife Refuge Management, with an average salary of $97,683.
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.
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||543||$97,683.39|
Wildlife Refuge Manager Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Wildlife Refuge Manager is $97,683.39. The highest paid Wildlife Refuge Manager made $170,800 in 2020.
Common Wildlife Refuge Manager Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Wildlife Refuge Management Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||543|
|Starting Paygrade:||$34,649.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$146,757.00 / 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 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|
|Archivist||Professional and Scientific||GS-6||GS-15|
|Hydrologic Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Food Technology||Professional and Scientific||GS-6||GS-15|
|Astronomy and Space Science||Professional and Scientific||GS-6||GS-15|
|General Supply||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
Average Wildlife Refuge Management Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020
In 2004, the average pay for a Wildlife Refuge Manager was $68,223. Since then, the average pay has increased to $97,683 in 2020.
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