Fish and Game Wardens

5.8/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $29.19 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 0.0% (Totally Safe)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Fish and Game Wardens' job openings is expected to decline by -3.5% by 2031
'Fish and Game Wardens' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Fish and Game Wardens' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Fish and Game Wardens' was $60,730, or $29.19 hourly
'Fish and Game Wardens' are paid 32.7% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as fish and game wardens?

As of 2021 there were 6,730 people employed as Fish and Game Wardens within the United States.
This represents around 0.005% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 20 thousand people are employed as Fish and Game Wardens.

Job description

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

SOC Code: 33-3031.00


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L Lozier says
There is no way that a robot can patrol the woods and deal with a bear like a human. Don't want the robo-warden to take your drugs? Push the thing over. What's it going to do against a bear, give it a fine?
Feb 10, 2021 at 05:42 PM
Balke (No chance) says
There is no way a robot could patrol the woods like humans can
Jan 24, 2020 at 05:53 PM

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