How Much Do Hunters and Trappers Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Hunters and Trappers

Hunters and Trappers hunt and trap wild animals for human consumption, fur, feed, bait, or other purposes.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$34330 per year
Hourly wage
$17 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$19,170 to $24,930 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$9 to $12 per hour

Entry-level Hunters and Trappers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $19,170 to $24,930 per year or $9 to $12 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Hunters and Trappers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $26 $54,300
Senior (Top 25%) $19 $39,410
Middle (Mid 50%) $14 $30,140
Junior (Bottom 25%) $12 $24,930
No experience (Bottom 10%) $9 $19,170

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
HI $24 $49,790
NC $23 $48,480
AZ $21 $42,930
CA $20 $42,480
IL $20 $41,550
OR $19 $40,180
MN $18 $37,230
MD $18 $36,930
CO $18 $36,660
WA $17 $35,640

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Hunter and Trapper is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like HI doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at HI might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Hunters and Trappers are in the states of HI, NC, AZ, CA and IL.

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