Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
68,640 1.5 % $13.33 $27,730 1.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.60 $9.46 $12.07 $15.82 $19.01
Annual Wage (2) $17,890 $19,680 $25,100 $32,900 $39,540


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) 42,100 0.79 $13.36 $27,790
Elementary and Secondary Schools 11,040 0.13 $11.80 $24,550
Other Support Services 10,400 3.51 $14.22 $29,570
Employment Services 1,030 0.03 $12.87 $26,770
Investigation and Security Services 840 0.10 $15.33 $31,880

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 10,400 3.51 $14.22 $29,570
Local Government (OES Designation) 42,100 0.79 $13.36 $27,790
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction 690 0.22 $14.72 $30,620
Utility System Construction 740 0.15 $14.60 $30,360
Elementary and Secondary Schools 11,040 0.13 $11.80 $24,550

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Personal Services 180 0.06 $16.06 $33,400
Investigation and Security Services 840 0.10 $15.33 $31,880
Nonresidential Building Construction 60 0.01 $15.15 $31,500
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 530 0.09 $14.98 $31,160
State Government (OES Designation) 240 0.01 $14.78 $30,730


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 8,830 0.98 1.97 $14.82 $30,820
California 6,720 0.43 0.87 $13.44 $27,950
New Jersey 5,820 1.49 3.00 $15.30 $31,820
Texas 4,820 0.42 0.84 $11.24 $23,380
Pennsylvania 4,770 0.84 1.68 $11.86 $24,660




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)
New Jersey 5,820 1.49 3.00 $15.30 $31,820
Utah 1,560 1.17 2.36 $9.91 $20,610
Maine 600 1.02 2.05 $10.40 $21,620
Delaware 440 1.01 2.03 $14.77 $30,730
Vermont 300 1.00 2.02 $14.19 $29,510




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington 980 0.33 0.66 $22.39 $46,570
Connecticut 1,210 0.73 1.47 $19.52 $40,600
Wyoming 170 0.60 1.20 $17.39 $36,160
Indiana 2,450 0.83 1.67 $16.15 $33,580
New Jersey 5,820 1.49 3.00 $15.30 $31,820





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 9,340 1.44 2.89 $15.57 $32,380
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 2,120 0.59 1.19 $15.23 $31,670
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,640 0.40 0.80 $13.96 $29,040
Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 1,500 1.30 2.61 $15.87 $33,010
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 1,390 1.09 2.19 $14.69 $30,550
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 1,320 1.50 3.01 $10.27 $21,370
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,310 0.45 0.90 $14.65 $30,470
Pittsburgh, PA 1,110 0.98 1.97 $12.67 $26,360
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,030 0.55 1.10 $9.25 $19,230
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 980 0.42 0.84 $9.81 $20,410




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 220 3.74 7.52 $12.96 $26,950
Coeur d'Alene, ID 140 2.48 4.98 $15.82 $32,900
Yuba City, CA 90 2.24 4.49 $11.52 $23,970
Morgantown, WV 130 2.09 4.20 $13.68 $28,450
Pueblo, CO 100 1.70 3.42 $12.10 $25,160
Bakersfield, CA 460 1.55 3.11 $9.58 $19,930
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 1,320 1.50 3.01 $10.27 $21,370
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA 370 1.45 2.92 $10.34 $21,510
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 9,340 1.44 2.89 $15.57 $32,380
Parkersburg-Vienna, WV 60 1.40 2.80 $9.29 $19,320