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)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 6467 4.79 312
United States 74,30080,600 8.510,800 3,00014,430

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 15.839.6411.74 14.3118.5123.90
Alaska 36.9914.9220.62 30.8655.8360.31
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area **20.62 *55.83*

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
11018 16.439.4 28.3
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation42
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation13
UI claimants previously working in occupation31
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 84
Number of job position postings 41
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 2.0

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