Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
72,900 2.4 % $14.03 $29,190 1.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.81 $10.01 $12.84 $16.49 $20.30
Annual Wage (2) $18,320 $20,820 $26,700 $34,300 $42,210


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 (OES Designation) 40,740 0.76 $13.88 $28,870
Other Support Services 13,320 4.35 $14.28 $29,700
Elementary and Secondary Schools 10,890 0.13 $12.41 $25,810
Employment Services 1,690 0.05 $13.15 $27,350
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction 1,120 0.34 $15.95 $33,180

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 13,320 4.35 $14.28 $29,700
Local Government (OES Designation) 40,740 0.76 $13.88 $28,870
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction 1,120 0.34 $15.95 $33,180
Elementary and Secondary Schools 10,890 0.13 $12.41 $25,810
Utility System Construction 630 0.13 $14.20 $29,530

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Building Equipment Contractors (8) (8) $15.98 $33,240
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction 1,120 0.34 $15.95 $33,180
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing 40 0.03 $15.94 $33,160
State Government (OES Designation) 190 0.01 $15.91 $33,100
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 50 (7) $15.32 $31,850


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 8,390 0.92 1.78 $15.38 $32,000
California 7,300 0.46 0.88 $14.69 $30,550
Pennsylvania 6,210 1.08 2.08 $12.54 $26,070
Texas 5,900 0.50 0.97 $11.57 $24,070
New Jersey 5,700 1.44 2.78 $15.60 $32,440




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 450 1.47 2.83 $13.92 $28,940
New Jersey 5,700 1.44 2.78 $15.60 $32,440
Oregon 2,380 1.33 2.56 $15.12 $31,450
Nevada 1,450 1.14 2.20 $10.70 $22,250
Utah 1,500 1.09 2.10 $10.16 $21,130




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington 1,790 0.58 1.13 $29.03 $60,370
Connecticut 1,180 0.71 1.37 $20.70 $43,050
Alaska 180 0.54 1.05 $18.34 $38,140
Wyoming 160 0.57 1.10 $18.02 $37,470
Rhode Island 450 0.95 1.82 $17.41 $36,210





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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 9,080 1.38 2.66 $16.04 $33,360
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 2,010 0.55 1.06 $16.54 $34,400
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,690 0.40 0.77 $14.78 $30,740
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,670 0.69 1.32 $11.26 $23,420
Pittsburgh, PA 1,570 1.39 2.67 $12.52 $26,040
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 1,520 1.34 2.59 $15.12 $31,440
Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 1,490 1.29 2.48 $15.83 $32,920
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,410 0.48 0.93 $14.58 $30,330
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 1,320 1.03 1.98 $15.30 $31,830
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 1,220 1.37 2.64 $9.89 $20,560




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 200 3.37 6.49 $13.82 $28,750
Salem, OR 480 2.97 5.72 $15.97 $33,220
Coeur d'Alene, ID 150 2.67 5.15 $15.97 $33,230
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 820 2.55 4.92 $12.25 $25,490
Yuba City, CA 60 1.60 3.09 $13.01 $27,060
Pittsburgh, PA 1,570 1.39 2.67 $12.52 $26,040
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 9,080 1.38 2.66 $16.04 $33,360
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 1,220 1.37 2.64 $9.89 $20,560
Logan, UT-ID 70 1.35 2.60 $9.77 $20,320
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 1,520 1.34 2.59 $15.12 $31,440