Crossing Guards and Flaggers

3.2/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $15.12 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 87% (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 9.2% by 2031
'Crossing Guards and Flaggers' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

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

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Crossing Guards and Flaggers' was $31,450, or $15.12 hourly
'Crossing Guards and Flaggers' are paid 31.3% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as crossing guards and flaggers?

As of 2021 there were 82,690 people employed as Crossing Guards and Flaggers within the United States.
This represents around 0.06% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Crossing Guards and Flaggers.

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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