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Watcher Lookout Tower Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$66,032 (USD)

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The average pay for a Watcher Lookout Tower is $66,032 a year and $32 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Watcher Lookout Tower is between $48,165 and $80,880. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Locates and reports forest fires and weather phenomena from remote fire-lookout station.
  • Maintains surveillance from station to detect evidence of fires and observe weather conditions.
  • Locates fires on area map, using azimuth sighter and known landmarks, estimates size and characteristics of fire, and reports findings to base camp by radio or telephone.
  • Observes instruments and reports daily meteorological data, such as temperature, relative humidity, wind direction and velocity, and type of cloud formations.
  • Relays messages from base camp, mobile units, and law enforcement and governmental agencies relating to weather forecasts, fire hazard conditions, emergencies, accidents, and location of crews and personnel.
  • Explains state and federal laws, timber company policies, fire hazard conditions, and fire prevention methods to visitors of forest.
  • Maintains records and logbooks.
Watcher Lookout Tower Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

Job family population: 1,960

Estimated population of Watcher Lookout Tower jobs: 663

Rate of error: 2.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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