Career Outlook for Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

Also known as:  Beach Lifeguard, Certified Ski Patroller, Life Guard, OEC Technician, Outdoor Emergency Care Technician, Pool Lifeguard, Ski Patrol
The overall job outlook for Lifeguard, Ski Patrol, or Other Recreational Protective Service Worker careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 8.62 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.44 percent per year. Demand for Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers is expected to go up, with an expected 10,659 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 1.13 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers in the following states
California 11,350
Texas 8,310
Illinois 7,100
New York 7,040
Ohio 6,640
Florida 6,070
Colorado 4,570
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers
District of Columbia 30
Virgin Islands 40
Guam 110
Puerto Rico 180
Vermont 190
Rhode Island 220
North Dakota 280
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