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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.

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