Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, And Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

Training Requirements for Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, And Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

Lifeguards, ski patrol, and other recreational protective service workers need no formal educational credential and short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Lifeguards, ski patrol, and other recreational protective service workers
Percent
Less than High School 5.0
High School 23.8
Some College 24.1
Associates Degree 11.8
Bachelors Degree 30.0
Masters Degree 4.7
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.6

Employment Outlook for Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, And Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

This represents about 141,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 9,000 more lifeguards, ski patrol, and other recreational protective service workers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 29,000 more.

Typical Income for Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, And Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

Hourly Income

On average,lifeguards, ski patrol, and other recreational protective service workers make $10.89 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Lifeguards, ski patrol, and other recreational protective service workers $8.21 $8.84 $9.76 $11.66 $15.31
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, lifeguards, ski patrol, and other recreational protective service workers make $22,640 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Lifeguards, ski patrol, and other recreational protective service workers $17,070 $18,400 $20,290 $24,260 $31,840
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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