How Much Do Crossing Guards Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Crossing Guards

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

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$34220 per year
Hourly wage
$16 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$20,960 to $25,680 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$10 to $12 per hour

Entry-level Crossing Guards with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $20,960 to $25,680 per year or $10 to $12 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

Salary rank

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Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $25 $51,500
Senior (Top 25%) $19 $39,520
Middle (Mid 50%) $15 $30,790
Junior (Bottom 25%) $12 $25,680
No experience (Bottom 10%) $10 $20,960

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
AK $28 $58,990
CA $22 $44,920
OR $20 $41,490
NY $19 $39,920
DC $19 $39,220
RI $18 $37,980
MN $18 $37,620
IL $18 $36,820
NJ $17 $36,270
WY $17 $35,940

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Crossing Guard is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like AK doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at AK might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Crossing Guards are in the states of AK, CA, OR, NY and DC.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Nonresidential Building Construction $59050 $28.39
Building Equipment Contractors $50490 $24.27
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools $41550 $19.98
Utility System Construction $41520 $19.96
Other Personal Services $38870 $18.69
Services to Buildings and Dwellings $38760 $18.63
State Government $38260 $18.39
Other Specialty Trade Contractors $37900 $18.22
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction $36720 $17.65
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors $35730 $17.18
Other Support Services $35180 $16.92
Employment Services $34480 $16.58
Local Government $34260 $16.47
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction $33220 $15.97
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services $30750 $14.78
Investigation and Security Services $30650 $14.74
Elementary and Secondary Schools $28870 $13.88
Rental and Leasing Services $28820 $13.86
Individual and Family Services $25840 $12.42

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