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What is the average salary for a Lifeguard?

The average salary of a Lifeguard is $20,890. Salaries start from $16,360 and go up to $29,170. Please note that the average salary for a Lifeguard may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

$0 $29,170
Starting ($16.4k)
Junior ($17.5k)
Experienced ($19.0k)
Senior ($22.8k)
Highest ($29.2k)
Highest

The top 10% of Lifeguards in United States earn:

$29,170
Senior

The top 25% of Lifeguards in United States earn:

$22,790
Experienced

The middle 50% of Lifeguards in United States earn:

$19,040
Junior

The bottom 25% of Lifeguards in United States earn:

$17,470
Starting

The bottom 10% of Lifeguards in United States earn:

$16,360

Historical salary

Lifeguard salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Hawaii 34,420 1
Alaska 29,350 2
California 28,090 3
District of Columbia 26,140 4
Connecticut 23,400 5
Washington 23,290 6
Delaware 23,130 7
New York 22,690 8
Florida 22,470 9
New Hampshire 22,430 10
Massachusetts 22,280 11
New Jersey 22,140 12
Oregon 22,020 13
Vermont 21,660 14
Nevada 21,450 15
Colorado 21,320 16
Arizona 20,950 17
Wyoming 20,900 18
United States 20,890 19
Georgia 20,690 20
Rhode Island 20,190 21
Oklahoma 20,170 22
Michigan 20,080 23
Illinois 20,020 24
Montana 20,020 25
Maine 20,010 26
Virginia 19,640 27
Minnesota 19,550 28
New Mexico 19,350 29
Utah 19,260 30
Alabama 18,970 31
Maryland 18,900 32
Idaho 18,810 33
Ohio 18,690 34
South Dakota 18,670 35
Wisconsin 18,630 36
South Carolina 18,590 37
Nebraska 18,530 38
Texas 18,490 39
Guam 18,480 40
Tennessee 18,470 41
Kansas 18,330 42
Mississippi 18,290 43
North Carolina 18,220 44
Pennsylvania 18,210 45
Indiana 18,170 46
North Dakota 18,120 47
Missouri 17,890 48
Iowa 17,860 49
Louisiana 17,790 50
West Virginia 17,720 51
Kentucky 17,650 52
Arkansas 17,350 53

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