Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

Top 3 Lifeguards Jobs

  • Mobile Swim Instructors & Lifeguards - Aqua Mobile Swim School - Red Oak, TX

    Flexible schedule Mobile Swim Instructors & Lifeguards Join the fastest-growing mobile at-home swim school in North America! Are you: * Passionate about teaching life-saving water safety skills

  • Lifeguards, Swimming Instructors, Cashiers and Deck Monitors - City of Columbia Falls - Columbia Falls, MT

    Lifeguards , Swimming Instructors, Cashiers and Deck Monitors We have fun seasonal part time or full time employment positions available from mid-June to mid-August. • Lifeguards /WSI - Lifeguarding ...

  • Lifeguards for the Summer - Holy Angels Residential Facility - Shreveport, LA

    Lifeguards for Summer $12.00 per hour Holy Angels Residential Facility Make a difference, enjoy the sun, develop a rewarding addition to your resume, by being a Summer Lifeguard . Lifeguards will ...

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What They Do

Monitor recreational areas, such as pools, beaches, or ski slopes, to provide assistance and protection to participants.


  • 2020 employment: 117,500
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $25,630

Job Outlook

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: 28,700
  • Growth rate: 24 percent (Much faster than average)

How to Become One

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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