Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Park Ranger make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$61,582 / yrTotal Pay
$34,245 / yrBase Pay
$27,336 / yrAdditional Pay

$61,582

 / yr
$25K$205K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Park Ranger is $61,582 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $34,245 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $27,336 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Park Ranger salary is $34,245. Salaries can range from $25,310 - $205,217. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Park Ranger in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $61,582.

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What are some related job titles for Park Ranger?

Some related job titles are Regional Park Ranger Salaries with median pay of $65,892, Guide Salaries with median pay of $70,484, Naturalist Salaries with median pay of $75,904, Wildlife Biologist Salaries with median pay of $69,705.

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US Department of the Interior
4.0

US Department of the Interior

Park Ranger - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $18 - $51

$18

$51

$18 - $51 Range

38 Jobs
National Park Service
3.9

$41,072

 /yr
Range: $32K - $78K

$32K

$78K

$32,447 - $78,000 Range

US Army Corps of Engineers
4.2

$45,096

 /yr
Range: $25K - $71K

$25K

$71K

$25,291 - $71,314 Range

US Forest Service
3.8

US Forest Service

Park Ranger - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $17 - $52

$17

$52

$17 - $52 Range

National Park Service
3.9

National Park Service

Park Ranger - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $25

$16

$25

$16 - $25 Range

Equity LifeStyle Properties
3.2

$26K

$32K

$25,544 - $31,500 Range

Florida Department of Health
3.3

$35,121

 /yr
Range: $34K - $37K

$34K

$37K

$33,936 - $36,593 Range

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Colorado Parks and Wildlife
4.1

$50,086

 /yr
Range: $36K - $53K

$36K

$53K

$35,700 - $52,778 Range

Oregon Department of Transportation
3.8

$40K

$42K

$40,077 - $42,475 Range

Oregon Department of Human Services
3.6

$42K

$44K

$41,890 - $44,395 Range

Florida Department of Environmental Protection
3.8

$25K

$33K

$24,975 - $32,967 Range

Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks
4.6

$15

 /hr
Range: $15 - $18

$15

$18

$15 - $18 Range

United States Federal Government
4.1

$49K

$54K

$49,105 - $53,557 Range

State of Oregon
3.7

State of Oregon

Park Ranger

$45,349

 /yr
Range: $44K - $49K

$44K

$49K

$43,672 - $48,514 Range

County of San Diego
3.8

County of San Diego

Park Ranger - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $23 - $27

$23

$27

$23 - $27 Range

Florida Department of Revenue
3.4

$41,347

 /yr
Range: $40K - $42K

$40K

$42K

$40,362 - $42,158 Range

Texas Parks & Wildlife Department
4.0

$35,515

 /yr
Range: $23K - $52K

$23K

$52K

$23,210 - $51,504 Range

Georgia Department of Natural Resources
3.6

$9

$11

$9 - $11 Range

Winter Springs, FL
4.3

Winter Springs, FL

Park Ranger - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $11 - $19

$11

$19

$11 - $19 Range

State of Washington
3.5

$54,680

 /yr
Range: $49K - $62K

$49K

$62K

$49,046 - $61,882 Range

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Wilderness Ranger in United States of America

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$17

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Wilderness Ranger with 1 to 3 years of experience

$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Campus Tour Guide with 1 to 3 years of experience

$4,000

/moAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Tour Guide with 4 to 6 years of experience

$50,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Urban Park Ranger with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$35,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Park Ranger with 1 to 3 years of experience

$11

/hrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Campus Tour Guide with 1 to 3 years of experience

$50

/hrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Tour Guide with less than one year of experience

$55,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Ranger with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Park Ranger salaries

The national average salary for a Park Ranger is $51,481 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Park Ranger salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 655 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Park Ranger employees.

The highest salary for a Park Ranger in United States is $85,228 per year.

The lowest salary for a Park Ranger in United States is $31,096 per year.

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