C$38,000
Avg. Salary
C$14.35
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Lifeguard is C$14.35 per hour.

The average pay for a Lifeguard is C$38,000 per year.

10%
C$11.31
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C$14.35
50%
C$22.27
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MEDIAN C$14.35
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C$24k
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C$38k
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C$59k
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MEDIAN C$38,000
C$23,829 - C$59,180
C$24K
C$38K
C$59K
MEDIAN: C$38,000
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MEDIAN: C$14.35
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C$0C$59K
Salary C$23,829 - C$59,180
Bonus C$7.00 - C$11,000
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$23,653 - C$47,255
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data C$0C$40
Hourly Rate C$11.31 - C$22.27
Hourly Tips C$0.17
Overtime C$11.87 - C$40.13
Annual Data C$0C$47K
Bonus C$7.00 - C$11,000
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$23,653 - C$47,255
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 458

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 Pay By Employer

$0$23K

YMCA
138 profiles
$18,698

$21,320

Central YMCA
7 profiles
$17,199

Lifeguard Job Listings

Lifeguard Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Lifeguard?

Lifeguard in Burlington:
"Easy going, fun, teaching, saving people and money."
Pros: You make easy money and it is fun.
Cons:

Key Stats for Lifeguard

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Lifeguard Salaries

Experienced
▲29%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
C$30,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 85%