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How much money do lifeguards make per hour?

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, lifeguards fall into the employment category of recreational protective service workers, and, in 2013, their average hourly rate was $10.05. This classification includes workers who supervise pools, beaches or ski slopes.

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How much money do lifeguards make per hour?
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If employed full-time, these workers had an average yearly salary of $20,890. The BLS estimated that the lowest-earning lifeguards made $7.87 per hour, while the top 10 percent brought in $14.03. Local governments employed the most recreational protective service workers, with an average hourly pay of $10.74. The top-paying industries were state governments and religious organizations. Both offered average wages of more than $14 an hour.

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