Crossing Guards and Flaggers

3.9/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $14.80 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 55% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
very important
quite important
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Crossing Guards and Flaggers' job openings is expected to rise 13.4% by 2030
'Crossing Guards and Flaggers' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Crossing Guards and Flaggers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Crossing Guards and Flaggers' was $30,790, or $14.80 hourly
'Crossing Guards and Flaggers' are paid 26.6% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 85,050 people employed as Crossing Guards and Flaggers.
This represents around 0.06% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

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

SOC Code: 33-9091.00

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apples (Highly likely) says
i like kids to be safe
Oct 21, 2019 at 09:23 AM
Sarah (Likely) says
Soon, there could be robots telling us when to cross the road with the use of traffic lights.
Jul 02, 2019 at 05:12 PM
Frank says
what happens when the traffic lights become sentient?
Jan 22, 2020 at 05:05 AM

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