National Park Ranger Salary

How much does a National Park Ranger make?

The average National Park Ranger in the US makes $43,136. National Park Rangers make the most in San Francisco at $64,770, averaging total compensation 50% greater than the US average.

U.S. Average

$43,136
$10,790$219,997
Base Salary
$43,136
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The average national-park-ranger in the US makes $43,136

Salary Ranges for National Park Rangers

The salaries of National Park Rangers in the US range from $10,790 to $219,997 , with a median salary of $39,938 . The middle 57% of National Park Rangers makes between $39,938 and $99,771, with the top 86% making $219,997.

How much tax will you have to pay as a National Park Ranger

For an individual filer in this tax bracket, you would have an estimated average federal tax in 2018 of 22%. After a federal tax rate of 22% has been taken out, National Park Rangers could expect to have a take-home pay of $37,706/year, with each paycheck equaling approximately $1,571*.

* assuming bi-monthly pay period. Taxes estimated using tax rates for a single filer using 2018 federal and state tax tables. Metro-specific taxes are not considered in calculations. This data is intended to be an estimate, not prescriptive financial or tax advice.

Recent Salary Records for National Park Ranger

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  • A National Park Ranger reported making $40,000 per year

    a year ago · $40,000

Quality of Life for National Park Ranger

With a take-home pay of roughly $3,142/month, and the median 2BR apartment rental price of $2,506/mo**, a National Park Ranger would pay 79.75% of their monthly take-home salary towards rent.

** This rental cost was derived according to an online report at Apartment List
*** Average cost of living was acquired from Numbeo's Cost of Living Index

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