Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

27-2022 Coaches and Scouts

Instruct or coach groups or individuals in the fundamentals of sports. Demonstrate techniques and methods of participation. May evaluate athletes' strengths and weaknesses as possible recruits or to improve the athletes' technique to prepare them for competition. Those required to hold teaching degrees should be reported in the appropriate teaching category. Excludes "Athletic Trainers" (29-9091).


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Mean wage
RSE (3)
193,810 1.5 % (4) $36,340 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $17,110 $19,080 $28,470 $44,370 $65,060
  (4)

Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 57,390 0.68 (4) $32,250
Other Schools and Instruction 39,710 11.71 (4) $30,020
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 33,990 3.19 (4) $36,110
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 33,330 1.17 (4) $49,550
Civic and Social Organizations 8,420 2.17 (4) $31,290

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Schools and Instruction 39,710 11.71 (4) $30,020
Spectator Sports 5,330 4.19 (4) $59,240
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 33,990 3.19 (4) $36,110
Civic and Social Organizations 8,420 2.17 (4) $31,290
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures 270 1.38 (4) $36,500

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Spectator Sports 5,330 4.19 (4) $59,240
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 380 0.02 (4) $56,930
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 710 0.17 (4) $55,890
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers (8) (8) (4) $49,990
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 33,330 1.17 (4) $49,550


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 25,060 1.79 1.18 (4) $42,120
Texas 12,250 1.19 0.79 (4) $37,600
New York 10,100 1.20 0.79 (4) $38,420
Pennsylvania 8,250 1.49 0.98 (4) $33,020
Michigan 8,210 2.14 1.42 (4) $28,930




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Montana 1,770 4.16 2.75 (4) $27,340
Maine 1,840 3.20 2.12 (4) $20,710
Washington 7,450 2.74 1.81 (4) $38,220
Iowa 3,810 2.63 1.74 (4) $27,040
Idaho 1,550 2.62 1.73 (4) $25,220




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
West Virginia 580 0.83 0.55 (4) $49,810
Arkansas 1,170 1.03 0.68 (4) $48,870
Maryland 2,370 0.95 0.63 (4) $48,060
District of Columbia 510 0.79 0.52 (4) $47,850
Rhode Island 800 1.78 1.18 (4) $46,370





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 5,690 1.49 0.99 (4) $44,140
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 4,400 0.87 0.58 (4) $41,650
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 3,840 1.07 0.71 (4) $34,700
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 3,340 1.99 1.32 (4) $47,000
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 3,330 2.41 1.59 (4) $40,980
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 3,310 2.41 1.60 (4) $42,810
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,810 1.21 0.80 (4) $44,940
St. Louis, MO-IL 2,780 2.19 1.45 (4) $26,720
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 2,650 1.29 0.86 (4) $37,720
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 2,540 1.40 0.92 (4) $39,420




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Lawrence, KS 300 6.55 4.33 (4) $23,400
Flint, MI 770 6.04 4.00 (4) $23,570
Abilene, TX 310 4.94 3.27 (4) $31,780
Missoula, MT 260 4.87 3.23 (4) $31,080
Muncie, IN 210 4.85 3.21 (4) $32,610
Great Falls, MT 160 4.68 3.10 (4) $30,490
Bay City, MI 150 4.57 3.02 (4) $20,840