Salary for Range Managers

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Also known as:  Conservation Science Officer, Conservation Scientist, Grassland Conservationist, Land Reclamation Specialist, Land Resource Specialist, Range Conservationist, Range Ecologist, Range Scientist, Resource Conservationist, Soil Conservationist

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Individuals employed as range managers work with landowners to develop a plan for the cultivation of forage for livestock and wildlife consumption based on the landowner's primary goals. Their work may include determining appropriate types of forage, protecting against wildfire damage, managing the quantity, type and location of forage growth, tailoring land conservation plans to landowner needs, and planning and directing the construction of fences, corrals, and watering reservoirs. Generally, a Bachelor's degree is expected for entry into this field.

A Range Manager will normally receive a salary between $39,230 and $100,350 based on seniority levels. will most likely receive an average wage of sixty-nine thousand and twenty dollars on an annual basis.

are compensated the highest in District of Columbia, where they can earn average pay scales of near $90,150. People working these jobs have the highest average potential salary in Utilities, where they receive an average salary rate of $102,920.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 38.49 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Range Managers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Utilities
$102,920
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$96,130
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$87,360
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$69,830
Educational Services
$67,720
Public Administration
$67,690

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$54,770
Public Administration
$67,690
Educational Services
$67,720
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$69,830
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$87,360
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$96,130