National Park Ranger Statistics By Gender

Among national park rangers, 37.7% of them are women compared to 58.8% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 58.8%
  • Female, 37.7%
  • Unknown, 3.5%
Job Title
GenderascdescPercentagesascdesc
Male
58.8%
Female
37.7%
Unknown
3.5%

Gender Pay Gap For National Park Ranger

Women Earn $1.01 For Every $1 Earned By Man

male-income
Male Income
$39,639
female-income
Female Income
$40,050

National Park Ranger Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the national park ranger position over time.

Male
Female
63%
60%
57%
53%
50%
47%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
YearascdescMaleascdescFemaleascdesc
2008
55.19%
44.81%
2009
56.80%
43.20%
2010
56.97%
43.03%
2011
55.58%
44.42%
2012
58.34%
41.66%
2013
54.89%
45.11%
2014
53.62%
46.38%
2015
53.55%
46.45%
2016
52.44%
47.56%
2017
53.51%
46.49%
2018
52.13%
47.87%

National Park Ranger Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, field agronomist and procurement forester have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Animal Behaviorist22%78%
Public Health Microbiologist25%70%
Collector Of Aquarium Specimens25%70%
National Park Ranger59%38%
Forestry Consultant86%7%
Procurement Forester87%8%
Field Agronomist87%6%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Field Agronomist
Procurement Forester
Forestry Consultant
National Park Ranger
Collector Of Aquarium Specimens
Public Health Microbiologist
Animal Behaviorist
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

National Park Ranger Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among national park rangers is White, which makes up 93.1% of all national park rangers. Comparatively, there are 2.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 1.9% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 93.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 2.9%
  • Black or African American, 1.9%
  • Asian, 1.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.7%
  • Unknown, 0.3%
Job Title
National Park Ranger RaceascdescPercentagesascdesc
White
93.1%
Hispanic or Latino
2.9%
Black or African American
1.9%
Asian
1.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.7%
Unknown
0.3%

National Park Ranger Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among national park rangers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American
YearascdescWhiteascdescBlack or African AmericanascdescAsianascdescHispanic or Latinoascdesc
2010
92.59%
2.15%
0.84%
2.03%
2011
89.26%
2.12%
0.56%
3.85%
2012
90.33%
2.44%
0.57%
3.68%
2013
90.95%
1.88%
1.65%
2.84%
2014
91.67%
2.17%
0.39%
1.85%
2015
94.01%
1.95%
0.81%
2.19%
2016
89.79%
3.00%
0.33%
5.05%
2017
91.67%
1.87%
1.04%
2.42%
2018
93.07%
1.94%
1.09%
2.88%

National Park Ranger Wage Gap By Race

$45,000
$43,000
$41,000
$39,000
$37,000
$35,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
Ethnicityascdesc
Salaryascdesc
Unknown$39,738
White$38,118
Black or African American$42,991
Asian$41,731
Hispanic or Latino$36,646

National Park Ranger Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of national park ranger employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of national park rangers is 40+ years old, which represents 47% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


National Park Ranger YearsascdescPercentagesascdesc
20-30 years
19%
30-40 years
34%
40+ years
47%

Types of National Park Ranger Degree Levels

The most common degree for national park rangers is bachelor's degree 71% of national park rangers earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 14% and rounding it off is high school diploma with 7%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors, 71%
  • Associate, 14%
  • High School Diploma, 7%
  • Masters, 4%
  • Other Degrees, 4%
Job Title
National Park Ranger DegreeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Bachelors
71%
Associate
14%
High School Diploma
7%
Masters
4%
Other Degrees
4%

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National Park Ranger Wage Gap By Education

$50,000
$47,000
$44,000
$41,000
$38,000
$35,000
$32,000
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Doctorate Degree
Educationascdesc
Salaryascdesc
Master's Degree$40,050
Bachelor's Degree$34,208
Doctorate Degree$46,891

National Park Ranger Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ national park rangers. We found that the most common company type is government. In addition, the industry that employs the most national park rangers is the hospitality industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire national park rangers.

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100 - 500 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Company SizeascdescPercentagesascdesc
100 - 500 employees
33%
1,000 - 10,000 employees
33%
> 10,000 employees
33%

The Types Of Companies National Park Ranger Work In

Employees with the national park ranger job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most national park rangers prefer to work at government companies over private companies.

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Education

Public

Private

Government

Company TypeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Education
13%
Public
13%
Private
25%
Government
50%

Top Industries Hiring National Park Rangers

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ national park rangers. Those industries include hospitality, finance and government.

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Hospitality

Finance

Government

Media

Health Care

IndustryascdescPercentagesascdesc
Hospitality
30%
Finance
10%
Government
10%
Media
10%
Health Care
10%
Fortune 500
10%
Professional
10%
Insurance
10%

National Park Ranger Turnover And Employment Statistics

National Park Ranger Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of national park rangers changed.

  • Unemployment rate
YearascdescNational Park Ranger Unemployment Rateascdesc
2010
1.52%
2011
2.99%
2012
2.09%
2013
2.01%
2014
2.52%
2015
2.45%
2016
1.08%
2017
0.82%
2018
3.57%

The Average Number of Years That National Park Ranger Stay in a Job

By looking over 142 national park rangers resumes, we figured out that the average national park ranger enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 45%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years


Number or YearsascdescPercentagesascdesc
Less than 1 year
45%
1-2 years
23%
3-4 years
12%
5-7 years
11%
8-10 years
4%
11+ years
6%

Foreign Languages Spoken By National Park Rangers

The most common foreign language among national park rangers is Spanish at 50.0%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 14.3% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 7.1%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 50.0%
  • French, 14.3%
  • Chinese, 7.1%
  • Czech, 7.1%
  • Japanese, 7.1%
  • Other, 14.4%
Job Title
Foreign LanguageascdescPercentagesascdesc
Spanish
50.0%
French
14.3%
Chinese
7.1%
Czech
7.1%
Japanese
7.1%
Other
14.4%

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