Lifeguard Salaries

May 20, 2011 - 5:28 AM
In this May 15, 2011 photo, a trainee plays the role of a swimmer in distress as other trainees come to his rescue during a training session for new seasonal lifeguards at Newport Beach, Calif. Newport Beach’s 13-member, full-time lifeguard crew has gotten skeptical reactions ever since the local newspaper editorialized about lifeguard salaries, benefits and overtime pay that in at least two instances top $200,000 as the city struggles to rein in pension costs. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)