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Fishing and Hunting Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of fishing and hunting workers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of fishing and hunting workers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of fishing and hunting workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The fishing and hunting workers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Fishing and Hunting Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,710
25th Percentile Wage
$22,120
50th Percentile Wage
$28,530
75th Percentile Wage
$41,160
90th Percentile Wage
$48,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for fishing and hunting workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) fishing and hunting workers is $48,170. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $28,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,710. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 157% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of fishing and hunting workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$28,530
-2.63% -19.21%
2016
$29,280
4.03% -
2015
$28,100
-15.77% -
2014
$32,530
-7.07% -
2013
$34,830
2.35% -
2012
$34,010
- -

Table 2. Fishing and Hunting Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of fishing and hunting workers in 6 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for fishing and hunting workers occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $42,540. The lowest paying sector is the manufacturing sector (annual salary $21,760).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$42,540
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$36,880
Transportation and Warehousing
$31,500
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$28,640
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$24,250
Manufacturing
$21,760

Table 3. Salaries of Fishing and Hunting Worker Related Occupations

The average annual salary of fishing and hunting worker related occupations at the national level is given in Table 3. For more salary information about a specific occupation, use the links below.

Occupation Median Annual Salary
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers
$28,310



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