Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

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



Monitor recreational areas, such as pools, beaches, or ski slopes to provide assistance and protection to participants.

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 37032$11.78/hr$10.63/hr$10.88/hr$11.60/hr$12.39/hr$13.12/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services190$12.52/hr
Leisure and Hospitality1,400$12.21/hr
Other Services610$11.73/hr
Public Administration810$11.80/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northeast Minnesota N/A$11.98/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/A$11.80/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA 30$11.59/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 40$11.32/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 100$11.80/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 130$9.64/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 130$11.97/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 150$11.78/hr0.0%
Southeast Balance of State 170$11.71/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 180$11.42/hr6.6%
Southwest Minnesota 210$11.49/hr-0.6%
Northwest Balance of State 320$11.56/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 370$11.60/hr5.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,890$12.27/hr8.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 2,070$12.10/hrN/A
Minnesota 3,020$11.99/hr5.9%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Security Guards 10,890$16.81/hr4.1%
Bailiffs 160$25.29/hr0.0%
Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials 450$32,028.25/yr5.7%


  • Maintain quality of pool water by testing chemical levels.
  • Patrol or monitor recreational areas such as trails, slopes, or swimming areas, on foot, in vehicles, or from towers.
  • Instruct participants in skiing, swimming, or other recreational activities and provide safety precaution information.
  • Maintain quality of pool water by testing chemical levels.
  • Warn recreational participants of inclement weather, unsafe areas, or illegal conduct.
  • Patrol or monitor recreational areas such as trails, slopes, or swimming areas, on foot, in vehicles, or from towers.
  • Rescue distressed persons, using rescue techniques and equipment.
  • Examine injured persons and administer first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, if necessary, using training and medical supplies and equipment.
  • Instruct participants in skiing, swimming, or other recreational activities and provide safety precaution information.
  • Instruct participants in skiing, swimming, or other recreational activities and provide safety precaution information.