Crossing Guards (33-9091)

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

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 6464 0.00 11
United States 69,80074,200 6.4450 1,2501,700

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 14.038.8110.01 12.8416.4920.30
Alaska 18.3410.6211.88 17.1024.8928.25
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 18.5110.4711.55 18.9625.4328.47

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
10127 26.736.0 31.4
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation38
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation11
UI claimants previously working in occupation37
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 77
Number of job position postings 47
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 1.6

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: No formal educational credential Work experience: None On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

Alaska Teamster-Employer Service Training Trust   (Anchorage)

Center for Employment Education   (Anchorage)

Environmental Management Inc   (Anchorage)
Traffic Flagger Certification Certificate

Northern Industrial Training   (Palmer)
ATSSA Traffic Control Flagging / 044

Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Flagger Certification Certificate