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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

33-9091 Crossing Guards

Guide or control vehicular or pedestrian traffic at such places as streets, schools, railroad crossings, or construction sites.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
79,880 2.6 % $15.37 $31,970 1.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.29 $11.22 $13.92 $17.91 $22.98
Annual Wage (2) $19,320 $23,330 $28,960 $37,260 $47,810


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 40,800 0.74 $15.16 $31,530
Other Support Services 18,130 5.78 $16.42 $34,140
Elementary and Secondary Schools 9,410 0.11 $12.77 $26,570
Employment Services 3,270 0.09 $14.08 $29,300
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction 1,700 0.49 $17.01 $35,370

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Support Services 18,130 5.78 $16.42 $34,140
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 40,800 0.74 $15.16 $31,530
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction 1,700 0.49 $17.01 $35,370
Utility System Construction 930 0.17 $20.28 $42,180
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 810 0.12 $16.10 $33,490

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 100 0.09 $24.18 $50,280
Building Equipment Contractors 110 (7) $20.65 $42,960
Utility System Construction 930 0.17 $20.28 $42,180
Rental and Leasing Services (5322, 5323, and 5324 only) 60 0.02 $20.24 $42,110
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 100 0.01 $17.75 $36,910


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 9,820 1.05 1.90 $17.90 $37,220
Pennsylvania 6,830 1.17 2.12 $14.52 $30,210
Texas 6,310 0.52 0.94 $11.08 $23,050
California 6,160 0.36 0.66 $18.00 $37,450
New Jersey 5,740 1.42 2.57 $15.83 $32,920




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Vermont 490 1.60 2.89 $15.02 $31,230
New Jersey 5,740 1.42 2.57 $15.83 $32,920
Pennsylvania 6,830 1.17 2.12 $14.52 $30,210
Oregon 2,210 1.17 2.13 $16.14 $33,560
Utah 1,630 1.12 2.03 $12.55 $26,100




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 210 0.66 1.19 $25.94 $53,960
Washington 2,730 0.84 1.52 $24.51 $50,970
Minnesota 120 0.04 0.08 $19.71 $41,000
California 6,160 0.36 0.66 $18.00 $37,450
New York 9,820 1.05 1.90 $17.90 $37,220





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 13,470 1.42 2.57 $17.57 $36,550
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 3,560 1.25 2.26 $14.81 $30,810
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 3,160 0.68 1.23 $16.29 $33,890
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 2,350 0.38 0.70 $17.33 $36,050
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,130 0.60 1.08 $11.94 $24,840
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,640 0.63 1.15 $12.48 $25,960
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,580 0.53 0.96 $10.52 $21,870
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,510 0.48 0.87 $15.20 $31,610
Pittsburgh, PA 1,410 1.23 2.24 $13.02 $27,080
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 1,010 0.74 1.34 $12.90 $26,830




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Lewiston-Auburn, ME 210 4.42 8.01 $12.48 $25,960
Coeur d'Alene, ID 230 3.69 6.69 (8) (8)
Grand Junction, CO 190 3.08 5.58 $15.14 $31,480
Dover, DE 190 3.04 5.50 $15.61 $32,460
Salem, OR 420 2.47 4.47 $14.90 $31,000
Waterbury, CT 130 1.84 3.34 (8) (8)
Logan, UT-ID 100 1.74 3.15 $10.34 $21,520
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 540 1.66 3.01 $13.74 $28,570
El Paso, TX 470 1.55 2.80 $9.05 $18,830
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 13,470 1.42 2.57 $17.57 $36,550