Fish and Game Wardens Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for fish and game wardens in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of fish and game wardens among Tennessee cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Fish and Game Wardens in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,360
25th Percentile Wage
$48,490
50th Percentile Wage
$59,180
75th Percentile Wage
$72,260
90th Percentile Wage
$81,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for fish and game wardens in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,250. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,360.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.36
25th Percentile Wage
$23.31
50th Percentile Wage
$28.45
75th Percentile Wage
$34.74
90th Percentile Wage
$39.06

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for fish and game wardens in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $39.06. The median hourly salary is $28.45. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.36.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of fish and game wardens from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201659,180-16.51%14.31%
201568,9503.76%-
201466,36021.34%-
201352,2002.85%-
201250,710--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Fish and Game Wardens in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of fish and game wardens in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of fish and game wardens in state of Tennessee ranges from $48,160 to $69,980. The highest paying area for fish and game wardens in Tennessee is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin with a median annual salary of $69,980. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $51,800). The lowest paying area is Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $48,160.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$69,980
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$51,800
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$49,600
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$48,160



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