Lifeguard Salaries

7,048 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$21,375 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$336
Range$175 - $1,674

How much does a Lifeguard make?

The national average salary for a Lifeguard is $21,375 in United States. Filter by location to see Lifeguard salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 7,048 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Lifeguard employees.

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Lifeguard

Petco

$23,303/yr

Range: $21K - $32K

253 salaries

$23,303/yr
$21K$32K

Lifeguard - Hourly

YMCA

$10/hr

Range: $7 - $18

246 salaries

$10/hr
$7$18

Lifeguard - Hourly

Life Time

$10/hr

Range: $8 - $14

105 salaries

$10/hr
$8$14

Lifeguard - Hourly

Great Wolf Lodge

$10/hr

Range: $8 - $13

55 salaries

$10/hr
$8$13

Lifeguard

Bell Partners Inc.

$28,586/yr

Range: $27K - $35K

51 salaries

$28,586/yr
$27K$35K

Lifeguard - Hourly

American Pool Enterprises

$11/hr

Range: $8 - $15

49 salaries

$11/hr
$8$15

Lifeguard - Hourly

American Pool Enterprises

$11/hr

Range: $8 - $14

40 salaries

$11/hr
$8$14

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Lifeguard - Hourly

Six Flags

$10/hr

Range: $8 - $12

33 salaries

$10/hr
$8$12

Lifeguard - Hourly

Great Wolf Lodge

$10/hr

Range: $9 - $13

31 salaries

$10/hr
$9$13

Lifeguard - Hourly

Six Flags

$9/hr

Range: $8 - $12

29 salaries

$9/hr
$8$12

Lifeguard - Hourly

American Pool Enterprises

$10/hr

Range: $8 - $12

29 salaries

$10/hr
$8$12

Lifeguard - Hourly

High Sierra Pools

$10/hr

Range: $9 - $12

27 salaries

$10/hr
$9$12

Lifeguard - Hourly

YMCA

$11/hr

Range: $8 - $14

21 salaries

$11/hr
$8$14

Lifeguard - Hourly

Life Time

$10/hr

Range: $8 - $15

20 salaries

$10/hr
$8$15

Lifeguard - Hourly

Six Flags

$9/hr

Range: $8 - $12

18 salaries

$9/hr
$8$12

Lifeguard - Hourly

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment

$11/hr

Range: $8 - $15

17 salaries

$11/hr
$8$15

Lifeguard - Hourly

Midwest Pool Management

$9/hr

Range: $8 - $11

17 salaries

$9/hr
$8$11

Lifeguard - Hourly

New York City Department of Parks and Recreation

$18/hr

Range: $15 - $20

17 salaries

$18/hr
$15$20

Lifeguard - Hourly

Disney Parks

$11/hr

Range: $9 - $15

16 salaries

$11/hr
$9$15

Lifeguard - Hourly

Schlitterbahn

$8/hr

Range: $7 - $11

15 salaries

$8/hr
$7$11
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent lifeguard salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$9
hourly
A Lifeguard in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $9 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Seasonal
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$10
hourly
A LIfe Guard in the Trenton, NJ Area area reported making $10 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Trenton, NJ Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$25,000
per year
A Lifeguard in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $25,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$11
hourly
A Lifeguard in the Cincinnati, OH Area area reported making $11 per hour
Job Highlights
Cincinnati, OH Area area
Seasonal
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$11
hourly
A Lifeguard in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $11 per hour
Job Highlights
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$8
hourly
A Lifeguard in the Milwaukee, WI Area area reported making $8 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Milwaukee, WI Area area
 
Part-time
Company - Private
$10
hourly
A Lifeguard in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $10 per hour
Job Highlights
Atlanta, GA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$17
hourly
A Lifeguard in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private