Salary for Coaches and Scouts

Also known as:  Athletic Coach, Baseball Coach, Baseball Scout, Basketball Coach, Boxing Trainer, Coach, Football Coach, Hockey Scout, Ice Skating Coach, Riding Coach helps education professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Coaches and scouts evaluate the athletic abilities of individuals intersted in competing in sports. These professionals may encourage players to develop specific skills to enhance their capablities, and may teach courses, provide sports-specific training, and explain and enforce safety measures, rules and regulations. They may inform players of strategies, performance principles, and determine athlete potential by reviewing performance records, skills and fitness levels. Additionally, they may advise actions during a game, and challenge referee decisions. These professionals must stay informed of changes in rules, regulations, technologies, and techniques in their sport. An Associate's degree is the minimum education requirement for these occupations.

A Coach or Scout will normally get a pay level that can range from 24000 to 36000 depending on the level of seniority. Coaches and Scouts can get average salaries of Thirty Four Thousand Nine Hundred dollars each year.

Coaches and Scouts can obtain the highest compensation in the District of Columbia, where they earn normal pay levels of close to about $53830. Employees who work in this career are paid most highly in Health Care and Social Assistance, where they get average pay levels of $42620.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 6.47 percent nationwide in that time.
Coaches and Scouts tend to make the most in the following industries
Construction $42,620
Health Care and Social Assistance $38,970
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $38,500
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $36,680
Educational Services $35,810
Public Administration $32,310
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting $25,740
Retail Trade $28,700
Accommodation and Food Services $28,710
Other Services (except Public Administration) $30,560
Public Administration $32,310
Educational Services $35,810