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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Crossing Guards Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of crossing guards from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$27,630
3.37% 13.46%
2016
$26,700
5.99% -
2015
$25,100
1.39% -
2014
$24,750
3.47% -
2013
$23,890
-0.08% -
2012
$23,910
- -

Table 2. Crossing Guards Salary by Industry Sector

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
$38,800
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$38,430
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$34,070
Construction
$31,160
Wholesale Trade
$29,310
Federal, State, and Local Government
$27,970
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$27,700
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$25,410
Educational Services
$24,660
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$23,670

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 $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
Alaska
$42,590
Washington
$38,540
Wyoming
$35,910
North Dakota
$35,890
District of Columbia
$35,150
New York
$34,390
Minnesota
$33,030
New Jersey
$32,120
California
$31,760
Rhode Island
$31,470
Tennessee
$31,210
Delaware
$30,900
Vermont
$30,450
Illinois
$30,280
Virginia
$30,110
New Hampshire
$30,030
Iowa
$29,290
Connecticut
$29,020
Colorado
$28,940
Massachusetts
$28,690
Oregon
$28,640
Montana
$28,530
Wisconsin
$28,390
Maryland
$28,300
West Virginia
$28,070
Hawaii
$27,870
Missouri
$27,680
New Mexico
$27,510
Idaho
$27,180
Pennsylvania
$26,410
Ohio
$26,050
Kentucky
$25,890
Kansas
$25,170
South Dakota
$24,250
Nebraska
$23,510
Florida
$23,400
Mississippi
$23,230
Maine
$23,080
Nevada
$22,670
Utah
$22,570
Indiana
$22,420
South Carolina
$22,120
Georgia
$22,030
Texas
$21,940
North Carolina
$21,630
Alabama
$21,210
Michigan
$20,870
Arizona
$20,820
Oklahoma
$19,750
Arkansas
$19,560
Louisiana
$19,250



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