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 37044$11.54/hr$10.34/hr$10.39/hr$11.20/hr$12.00/hr$12.61/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services170$12.37/hr
Leisure and Hospitality1,610$11.72/hr
Other Services850$11.76/hr
Public Administration920$11.75/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/A$11.68/hr2.3%
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA 30$11.29/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 50$10.62/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 120$11.54/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 130$11.72/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 150$11.56/hr0.0%
Southwest Minnesota 150$11.32/hr-0.6%
Southeast Balance of State 160$11.49/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 220$11.46/hr6.6%
Northwest Balance of State 350$11.15/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 370$11.20/hr5.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,380$12.00/hr8.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 2,560$11.93/hrN/A
Minnesota 3,550$11.77/hr5.9%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Security Guards 10,700$15.88/hr4.1%
Personal and Home Care Aides 75,830$12.78/hr33.6%
Nursing Assistants 31,640$16.54/hr5.8%


  • 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.