Information About Crossing Guards

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Training

Crossing guards need short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Crossing guards
Training for Crossing Guards
Percent
Less than High School 24.2
High School 45.2
Some College 19.9
Associates Degree 5.6
Bachelors Degree 4.0
Masters Degree 0.8
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.2

Employment

Represents about 69,000 people in the United States- 0.2% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 6,000 more crossing guards but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 25,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, crossing guards make $12.44 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Crossing guards $8.29 $9.28 $11.20 $14.50 $18.00
Protective service occupations $9.08 $11.70 $17.60 $26.80 $36.00
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, crossing guards make $25,880 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Crossing guards $17,230 $19,310 $23,440 $30,330 $37,440
Protective service occupations $18,880 $24,480 $36,740 $55,790 $74,900
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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