Training Requirements for Crossing Guards

Crossing guards need no formal educational credential and short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Crossing guards
Percent
Less than High School 16.8
High School 45.6
Some College 23.5
Associates Degree 6.3
Bachelors Degree 5.9
Masters Degree 1.7
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.2

Employment Outlook for Crossing Guards

This represents about 69,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 4,000 more crossing guards but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 17,000 more.

Typical Income for Crossing Guards

Hourly Income

On average,crossing guards make $14.03 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Crossing guards $8.81 $10.01 $12.84 $16.49 $20.30
Protective service occupations $9.74 $12.32 $18.59 $28.70 $39.42
Other protective service workers $8.95 $10.10 $12.48 $17.19 $22.99
Miscellaneous protective service workers $8.64 $9.53 $12.03 $17.42 $21.54
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, crossing guards make $29,190 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Crossing guards $18,320 $20,820 $26,700 $34,300 $42,210
Protective service occupations $20,260 $25,630 $38,660 $59,700 $81,980
Other protective service workers $18,620 $21,000 $25,960 $35,750 $47,820
Miscellaneous protective service workers $17,960 $19,830 $25,020 $36,240 $44,800
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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