Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Salaries

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Kenya Wildlife Service is a government institution which protects wildlife. The salaries at KWS are paid based on the qualification, experience and rank

Fresh graduates who are recruited as graduate trainee earn Ksh 55,000-Ksh75, 000 while rangers earn Ksh 25,000-Ksh50, 000.Experienced game rangers earn Ksh 65,000-Ksh180, 000 while scouts, the lowest paid employees earn Ksh 15,000-Ksh25,000 per month.

Interns are not paid any coin unless they are assigned duties to the field, where they are paid per diem.

Accountants at KWS earn Ksh 45,000-Ksh90, 000 while senior accountants pocket at least Ksh120, 000.

There are also conservationists, ecologists, scientists and researchers who possess PhD qualification. They earn Ksh 200,000-Ksh300,000.

The highest paid employee is the Director, who earns Ksh 1.5 million-Ksh 1.6 million

The salaries quoted above may vary from time to time, but if you are invited for an interview at the institution, quote the ranges indicated above.

 

35 COMMENTS

  1. Comment: hello please i request to have a job in KWS am from kwale i will be huppy for your postive repply

  2. I kindly look forward to getting a job at kws,as a ranger.I normally work as a volunteer in wildlife conservation.I am from mau forest.

  3. I would like to be scout community so that i can teach community how is importance of wildlife

  4. Iam,Edmond kazungu, from baringo county,I have been working as a volunteer
    at kimngochoj consevency up to date.kindly notify me as as community scout. 0725474127

  5. Iam,Edmond kazungu, from baringo county,I have been working as a volunteer
    at kimngochoj consevency up to date.kindly notify me as as community scout. 0725474127

  6. Hello, has the recruitment of 5500 community scouts announced that it’s deadline was on 23 for application through?

  7. i would like to work in this kws field coz i have also done widlife management and a holder of travel and tourism management…kindly consider me and i will be happy for your help.

  8. Hello,i am daniel lomoni long’oria from turkana county,i stoped my school in primary level not for my likeness, is due to family poverty i scored in my kcpe 296,so i eargerly to work in kws.please any update contact me through 0711662559

  9. Hello, i look forward to work with KWS i am privileged to pursue a course which offered me pertinent knowledge on wildlife management that is BSc. Wildlife enterprise and management at Egerton university

  10. I’m called Denice from Nairobi,
    Interested to work with KWS as ranger
    Any vacancy available am ready for it .please
    Call :+254702299245/+254791889808
    Thank you.

  11. Am from Laikipia county(Nationality Kenyan).Form four leaver(completed high school in 2019).I look forward to join KWS, am focused and determined.
    Scored mean of D+(Plus) KCSE.Waiting for
    your feedback,hoping for positivety.THANK
    YOU