Crossing Guards

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What Crossing guards Do

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


Crossing guard Salaries

  • 2014 employment: 69,800
  • May 2015 median annual wage: $25,100

Job Outlook for Crossing guards

Projected employment change, 2014–24:

  • Number of new jobs: 4,500
  • Growth rate: 6 percent (As fast as average)

How to Become a Crossing guard

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: No formal educational credential
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training

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