The average hourly pay for a Lifeguard in United Kingdom is £7.10.
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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 a…Read more
- 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.
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Pay by Experience Level for Lifeguard
An entry-level Lifeguard with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £6.94 based on 76 salaries. An early career Lifeguard with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £7.14 based on 248 salaries. A mid-career Lifeguard with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £7.25 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Lifeguard with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.21 based on 14 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Lifeguard in their job title in Manchester, England: Manchester earn an average of 14.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (10.3% more) and Basildon, England: Essex (4.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cambridge, England: Cambridgeshire (8.5% less), Leicester, England: Leicestershire (8.5% less) and Cardiff, Wales: Cardiff (1.8% less).
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