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Crossing Guards

Guide or control foot traffic on streets, near schools, railroad crossings, or construction sites.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$22.67 / hour    Read more about wages


Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  13.4%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Assist motorists or pedestrians.
  • Communicate situation details to appropriate personnel.
  • Discuss performance, complaints, or violations with supervisors.
  • Warn individuals about rule violations or safety concerns.
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Job Title Examples:

Adult Crossing Guard
School Crossing Guard
School Guard

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