C$13.92
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average wage for a Lifeguard is C$13.52 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

C$23,489 - C$59,180
C$23K
C$41K
C$59K
MEDIAN: C$40,954
10%
50%
90%
C$11.14 - C$21.80
C$11
C$14
C$22
MEDIAN: C$13.92
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$59K
Salary C$23,489 - C$59,180
Bonus C$0.00 - C$19,574
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$23,280 - C$46,232
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 8 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data C$0C$39
Hourly Rate C$11.14 - C$21.80
Hourly Tips C$0.17
Overtime C$12.07 - C$39.52
Annual Data C$0C$46K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$19,574
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$23,280 - C$46,232
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 8 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 478

Job Description for Lifeguard

A lifeguard is responsible for ensuring swimmers' safety and well being in swimming environments such as public pools and beaches. Lifeguards hold a physical job that requires the ability to swim and perform rescues for individuals in distress. Proper knowledge of AED, CPR and similar life-saving techniques is needed; proper first aid skills are mandatory, as is lifeguard certification. The lifeguard's environment is predominantly outdoors with the exception of indoor swimming pools. Coworkers are typically fellow lifeguards; aside from coworkers, lifeguards participate in substantial social interaction with beach- and pool goers. Their hours vary depending on their facility's hours of operation and available shifts.

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Lifeguard Tasks

  • Administer first aid and contact emergency medical personnel in case of serious injury.
  • Maintain a safe swimming environment and enforce all policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Insure the pool, spa, and sauna are maintained according to all regulations.
  • Respond to emergency situations in the water or surrounding areas.

Lifeguard Job Listings

Lifeguard Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Lifeguard?

Lifeguard in Regina:
"Teach kids to swim and watch the pool."
Pros: -work with kids. -good breaks. -good pay. -nice co-workers. -active in the water.
Cons: -in the water most of the time. -teaching.

Key Stats for Lifeguard

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Lifeguard Salaries

Experienced
▲33%

Mid-Career
▲17%

National Average
C$29,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 83%