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Park ranger salary in United States

How much does a Park Ranger make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $16.57
Low $11.46
High $23.94
Non-cash benefit
Health insurance
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The average salary for a park ranger is $16.57 per hour in the United States. 1.8k salaries reported, updated at December 1, 2023

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Top companies for Park Rangers in United States

  1. City of Aurora, CO
    143 reviews11 salaries reported
    $21.57per hour
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Highest paying cities for Park Rangers near United States

  1. Aurora, CO
    $21.57 per hour
    11 salaries reported
  2. Salt Lake City, UT
    $21.15 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  3. Woodbridge, VA
    $20.73 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  1. New York, NY
    $20.56 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  2. Orlando, FL
    $20.17 per hour
    22 salaries reported
  3. Fort Lauderdale, FL
    $18.38 per hour
    9 salaries reported
  1. Pueblo, CO
    $18.22 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  2. Littleton, CO
    $17.65 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  3. Columbus, OH
    $16.69 per hour
    7 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Park Rangers

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 596 ratings

37% of Park Rangers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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