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Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service (33-9092)

Monitor recreational areas, such as pools, beaches, or ski slopes to provide assistance and protection to participants.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 526 529 0.57 69 58 127
United States 151800 162400 0.0 20700 17300 39000
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with very high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 13.00 8.89 9.94 12.03 14.46 18.43
Alaska 16.86 11.08 12.31 16.79 20.10 23.96
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 15.84 10.76 11.46 14.31 20.25 23.80
Balance of State 17.58 13.45 15.95 17.71 19.47 22.47

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