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 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$18,870|
|25th Percentile Wage||$21,760|
|50th Percentile Wage||$27,630|
|75th Percentile Wage||$35,380|
|90th Percentile Wage||$43,960|
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 $43,960. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $27,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,870. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 132% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of crossing guards from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of crossing guards in 10 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 transportation and warehousing sector with an annual salary $38,800. The lowest paying sector is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector (annual salary $23,670).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
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 $19,250 to $42,590. The highest paying state for crossing guards is Alaska with a median annual salary of $42,590. The lowest paying state is Louisiana with a median annual salary of $19,250. For more salary information of crossing guards profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|North Dakota|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|New York|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|North Carolina|| |