DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA
33-9091 Crossing Guards
Occupational Description:Guide or control vehicular or pedestrian traffic at such places as streets, schools, railroad crossings, or construction sites.
|Geography||Employment||Emp SE*||Mean||Mean SE*||10th||25th||Median||75th||90th|
|*SE = Standard error, a measure of the statistical reliability of the estimate.|
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|Employment||Median Wage||% Change -|
|Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers||240||$22.22/hr||N/A|
|Detectives and Criminal Investigators||20||$29.14/hr||N/A|
|Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials||20||$29,395/yr||N/A|
Tasks for Crossing Guards
- Directs actions of pedestrians and traffic at intersections.
- Activates warning signal lights, lowers crossing gates until train passes, and raises gate when crossing is clear.
- Distributes traffic control and caution signs and markers at designated points.
- Directs movement of traffic through site, using signs, flags, and hand signals.
- Escorts pedestrians across street.
- Waves flags, signs, or lanterns in emergencies.
- Discusses traffic routing plans, and type and location of control points with superior.
- Informs drivers of detour routes through construction sites.
- Records license numbers of vehicles disregarding traffic signals and reports infractions to police.