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Ski Patroller Salary

$26,240 (USD)

Average Salary

$13/hr

Average Hourly

$257

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 25, 2020

The average pay for a Ski Patroller is $26,240 a year and $13 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Ski Patroller is between $20,742 and $30,565. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Patrols ski trails and slope areas to provide assistance and protection to skiers and report condition of trails, ski lifts, and snow cover on slopes.
  • Patrols assigned areas, using skis or snowshoes.
  • Rescues injured skiers and renders first aid or transfers them to waiting ambulance, using toboggan.
  • Notifies medical personnel in case of serious injury where moving skier might prove dangerous.
  • Ensures that no skiers remain on slopes or trails at end of day or during inclement weather.
  • Inspects ski lifts, such as rope tows, t-bar, j-bar, and chair lifts, to report safety hazards and evidence of damage or wear.
  • May pack snow on slopes.
  • May give ski instruction.
  • May participate in skiing demonstrations for entertainment of resort guests.
  • May assist demolition crew to blast for avalanche control.
Ski Patroller Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Transportation Security Screeners

Job family population: 45,250

Estimated population of Ski Patroller jobs: 2,081

Rate of error: 0.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$30,419
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth-largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 328 million, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous...

Ski Patroller Job Listings for United States

Lift Operator
Jan 7
Wenatchee, United States
Vail Resorts
Watch Stevens Pass 2019 Short, Patrol's Helicopter Avy Mitigation, and Subcribe to Stevens YouTube ... Adhere to ski/ride policies, i.e. Responsibility Code, designated trails, skiing/riding on and off ...
Lift Operator
Jan 7
East Wenatchee, United States
Vail Resorts
Watch Stevens Pass 2019 Short, Patrol's Helicopter Avy Mitigation, and Subcribe to Stevens YouTube ... Adhere to ski/ride policies, i.e. Responsibility Code, designated trails, skiing/riding on and off ...
Lift Operator
Nov 26
Leavenworth, United States
Vail Resorts
Watch Stevens Pass 2019 Short, Patrol's Helicopter Avy Mitigation, and Subcribe to Stevens YouTube ... Adhere to ski/ride policies, i.e. Responsibility Code, designated trails, skiing/riding on and off ...
Security Officer - Full & Part Time - Winter Seasonal
Nov 26
Leavenworth, United States
Vail Resorts
Patrol and inspect the resort to protect against vandalism, fire and illegal activity including ... The ability to ski or snowboard at a "Blue Square" ability level or higher is preferred. Walking ...
Security Officer - Full & Part Time - Winter Seasonal
Nov 21
Skykomish, United States
Vail Resorts
Patrol and inspect the resort to protect against vandalism, fire and illegal activity including ... The ability to ski or snowboard at a "Blue Square" ability level or higher is preferred. Walking ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Ski Patroller is $26,240 a year and $13 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Ski Patroller is between $20,742 and $30,565. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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