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Occupation Title: Fish and Game Wardens

Description: Patrol assigned area to prevent fish and game law violations. Investigate reports of damage to crops or property by wildlife. Compile biological data.

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 33-3031

Sample Job Titles: Conservation Officer, Wildlife Manager, District Wildlife Manager, Game Warden, Natural Resource Officer, State Conservation Officer, State Game Warden, Wildlife Officer

 Salary Chart Fish and Game Wardens

Estimated Total Employment*
2009: 7,530
2010: 7,240
2011: 7,180
2012: 6,320
2013: 6,640

Data Source:
Bureau of Labor Statistics

Projected Job Openings (2012-2022): 2,000
Projected Growth (2012-2022): -2-2%

(total 10 year projection, not annual)

Data Source:
O*NET Online

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics program does not include self-employed workers in employment estimates. O*NET and other BLS programs do include self-employed workers.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. REC-0439914 and DRL-0910041 (Enhancing Departments and Graduate Education in Geography).

Suggested citation: Association of American Geographers, Jobs & Careers Website, Salary Data and Trends, http://www.aag.org/cs/salary_data_and_trends/salary_data_and_trends_overview (accessed mm//dd/yyyy).