Fish and Game Wardens Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for fish and game wardens in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of fish and game wardens among Texas metropolitan areas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,150
25th Percentile Wage
$66,040
50th Percentile Wage
$66,060
75th Percentile Wage
$73,870
90th Percentile Wage
$79,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for fish and game wardens in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,150.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of fish and game wardens from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$66,060
-0.23% 20.45%
2016
$66,210
3.59% -
2015
$63,830
3.60% -
2014
$61,530
14.43% -
2013
$52,650
0.19% -
2012
$52,550
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of fish and game wardens in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of fish and game wardens in state of Texas ranges from $57,330 to $70,760. The highest paying area for fish and game wardens in Texas is Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington with a median annual salary of $70,760. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (mean annual salary $70,740). The lowest paying area is Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $57,330.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$70,760
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$70,740
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$66,060
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$66,060
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$66,060
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$66,060
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$66,050
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$61,530
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$57,330




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