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Wildlife Control Agent Salary
in Indiana, United States

$59,652 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wildlife Control Agent is $59,652 a year and $29 an hour in Indiana, United States. The average salary range for a Wildlife Control Agent is between $43,026 and $73,429. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Indiana, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Controls animal population in geographical district and investigates crop and property damage claims caused by wildlife.
  • Conducts on-site surveys to estimate number of birds and animals, such as deer, pheasant, and mountain fox, in designated areas and availability of game food and cover.
  • Gives recommendations about changes in hunting and trapping seasons and relocation of animals in overpopulated areas to obtain balance of wildlife and habitat.
  • Implements approved control measures, performing duties such as trapping beavers, dynamiting beaver dams, and tranquilizing and relocating deer, bear, cougar, and other animals.
  • Resurveys area and totals bag counts of hunters to determine effectiveness of control measures.
  • Recommends revised hunting and trapping regulations and other control measures and release of birds for restocking.
  • Searches area of reported property damage for animal tracks, leavings, and other evidence to identify specie of animal responsible.
  • Photographs extent of damage, documents other evidence, estimates financial loss, and recommends compensation.
  • Advises owner of methods to remedy future damages, and implements other measures, such as erecting fences, tranquilizing and relocating animal herds, and spraying flower beds and bushes with repellants.
  • Performs duties of wildlife agent during hunting season.
  • Gives talks to civic groups, school assemblies, and sports organizations to disseminate information about wildlife and department policies.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Wildlife Control Agent Job Listings for Indiana, United States

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