Crossing Guards and Flaggers

General Information

Description

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

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. State and local government60.77%
  2. Private, for profit35.33%
  3. Private, not for profit1.76%
  4. Self-employed0.98%
  5. Federal government0.84%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$30,790

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$40,990
$19,700
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 72%
  • Less than high school 17%
  • Some college 6%
  • Post-secondary certificate 3%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Public Safety and Security
  • English Language
  • Psychology
  • Law and Government

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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