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Crossing Guards Salary Information

The salary statistics of crossing guards are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of crossing guards within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The crossing guards annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Crossing Guards Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,320
25th Percentile Wage
$20,820
50th Percentile Wage
$26,700
75th Percentile Wage
$34,300
90th Percentile Wage
$42,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for crossing guards. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) crossing guards is $42,210. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $26,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,320. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 130% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of crossing guards from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201626,7005.99%10.45%
201525,1001.39%-
201424,7503.47%-
201323,890-0.08%-
201223,910--

Table 2. Crossing Guards Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of crossing guards in 5 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for crossing guards occupations is the construction sector with an annual salary $29,520. The lowest paying sector is the educational services sector (annual salary $23,280).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Construction
$29,520
Federal, State, and Local Government
$27,430
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$26,970
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$26,700
Educational Services
$23,280

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Crossing Guards by States

From the above tables we note that not only crossing guards salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of crossing guards in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,780 to $55,700. The highest paying state for crossing guards is Washington with a median annual salary of $55,700. The lowest paying state is Arkansas with a median annual salary of $18,780. For more salary information of crossing guards profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Washington
$55,700
Wyoming
$39,850
Alaska
$35,560
New York
$33,030
New Jersey
$31,470
Rhode Island
$30,860
Illinois
$30,800
Delaware
$30,420
Virginia
$29,840
California
$28,940
Connecticut
$28,540
Montana
$28,520
Kentucky
$28,510
Colorado
$28,300
Tennessee
$28,110
West Virginia
$28,070
Iowa
$28,020
Hawaii
$27,960
Maryland
$27,640
Minnesota
$27,550
Wisconsin
$27,160
New Mexico
$26,970
Oregon
$26,910
Ohio
$26,710
New Hampshire
$25,980
Vermont
$25,950
Massachusetts
$25,560
Pennsylvania
$25,030
Idaho
$24,700
Indiana
$23,620
South Dakota
$23,440
Florida
$23,290
Nebraska
$23,100
Kansas
$23,010
Mississippi
$22,980
Georgia
$22,700
Maine
$22,490
Texas
$22,140
South Carolina
$21,920
Michigan
$21,900
Missouri
$21,880
Nevada
$21,750
Alabama
$19,830
Utah
$19,440
Arizona
$19,250
Louisiana
$19,130
North Carolina
$19,070
Oklahoma
$18,790
Arkansas
$18,780


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