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Beach Lifeguard Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$33,279 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$336

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Beach Lifeguard is $33,279 a year and $16 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Beach Lifeguard is between $33,279 and $36,187. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Beach Lifeguard. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Patrols public beach area to monitor activities of swimmers and prevent illegal conduct.
  • Observes activities in assigned area on foot, in vehicle, or from tower or headquarters building with binoculars to detect hazardous conditions, such as swimmers in distress, disturbances, or safety infractions.
  • Cautions people against use of unsafe beach areas or illegal conduct, such as drinking or fighting, using megaphone.
  • Rescues distressed persons from ocean or adjacent cliffs, using rescue techniques and equipment.
  • Examines injured individuals, administers first aid, and monitors vital signs, utilizing training, antiseptics, bandages, and instruments, such as stethoscope and sphygmomanometer.
  • Administers artificial respiration, utilizing cardiopulmonary or mouth-to-mouth methods, or provides oxygen to revive persons.
  • Compiles emergency and medical treatment report forms and maintains daily information on weather and beach conditions.
  • Occasionally operates switchboard or two-way radio system to maintain contact and coordinate activities between emergency rescue units.
Beach Lifeguard Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Transportation Security Screeners

Job family population: 42,470

Estimated population of Beach Lifeguard jobs: 2,397

Rate of error: 0.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$35,858
5 Year Change:
8 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Seattle, Washington

Seattle Cost of Living Score:

Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

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