Report shows dozens of LA County lifeguards make over $200K

Seven Los Angeles County lifeguard chiefs and captains made more than $300,000 in 2019 while dozens of others made over $200,000, according to a new report.

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- A Forbes investigation is revealing just how much some top ranked LA County lifeguards can make in a year. Mind boggling numbers. According to this report, seven lifeguard chiefs and captains made more than $300,000 in 2019, while dozens of others made over $200,000. The highest paid assistant chief lifeguard earned more than $390,000, earning more than 1,000 of his peers. Overtime pay drove up those earnings. Forbes also found the top 10 highest paid lifeguards were men.