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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

33-9091 Crossing Guards and Flaggers

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)
84,920 2.9 % $15.83 $32,920 1.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.64 $11.74 $14.31 $18.51 $23.90
Annual Wage (2) $20,060 $24,410 $29,760 $38,510 $49,710


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) 40,250 0.73 $15.77 $32,800
Other Support Services 26,000 7.91 $16.42 $34,150
Elementary and Secondary Schools 8,810 0.10 $13.50 $28,070
Employment Services 2,870 0.08 $14.95 $31,100
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction 2,040 0.58 $17.00 $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 26,000 7.91 $16.42 $34,150
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 40,250 0.73 $15.77 $32,800
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction 2,040 0.58 $17.00 $35,370
Utility System Construction 1,010 0.18 $21.21 $44,110
Elementary and Secondary Schools 8,810 0.10 $13.50 $28,070

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Building Equipment Contractors 80 (7) $23.35 $48,560
Utility System Construction 1,010 0.18 $21.21 $44,110
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 60 0.05 $20.69 $43,040
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 660 0.09 $17.34 $36,070
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 330 0.02 $17.24 $35,860


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 10,860 1.14 1.97 $18.59 $38,660
Pennsylvania 7,390 1.25 2.16 $14.47 $30,090
Texas 6,100 0.49 0.85 $10.98 $22,830
Florida 6,070 0.69 1.19 $12.86 $26,750
California 5,980 0.34 0.59 $20.71 $43,070




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)
New Jersey 5,780 1.41 2.45 $16.73 $34,790
Pennsylvania 7,390 1.25 2.16 $14.47 $30,090
West Virginia 860 1.22 2.12 $16.67 $34,670
Vermont 370 1.22 2.12 $15.19 $31,580
Utah 1,810 1.21 2.09 $13.72 $28,550




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 140 0.43 0.74 $36.99 $76,930
Washington 2,220 0.67 1.16 $22.01 $45,780
California 5,980 0.34 0.59 $20.71 $43,070
New York 10,860 1.14 1.97 $18.59 $38,660
Minnesota 120 0.04 0.07 $18.35 $38,170





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 14,270 1.48 2.56 $18.40 $38,260
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 3,480 1.21 2.09 $14.62 $30,410
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 3,110 0.66 1.15 $16.93 $35,220
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,360 0.89 1.54 $13.10 $27,250
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,910 0.52 0.90 $11.29 $23,490
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,830 0.57 0.99 $15.45 $32,140
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,660 0.55 0.94 $10.80 $22,470
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 1,550 1.13 1.95 $13.38 $27,830
Pittsburgh, PA 1,440 1.25 2.16 $13.04 $27,130
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1,200 0.59 1.03 $17.64 $36,700




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)
Grand Junction, CO 230 3.73 6.46 $14.86 $30,920
Coeur d'Alene, ID 230 3.57 6.18 $11.48 $23,880
Lewiston-Auburn, ME 170 3.46 5.98 $12.96 $26,950
Pueblo, CO 180 2.86 4.95 $15.10 $31,400
Waterbury, CT 150 2.25 3.89 $19.20 $39,940
Dover, DE 140 2.11 3.65 $16.13 $33,550
Charleston, WV 230 2.06 3.56 (8) (8)
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA 520 2.01 3.48 $12.51 $26,020
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 400 1.76 3.04 $11.11 $23,120
Salem, OR 270 1.55 2.67 $17.82 $37,060