Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
211,760 1.4 % (4) $39,150 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $17,570 $19,750 $30,640 $47,700 $68,950
  (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 58,450 0.70 (4) $33,570
Other Schools and Instruction 44,960 11.91 (4) $32,630
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 41,560 3.60 (4) $38,590
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 37,970 1.29 (4) $53,670
Civic and Social Organizations 7,230 1.88 (4) $30,590

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 44,960 11.91 (4) $32,630
Spectator Sports 6,140 4.52 (4) $61,040
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 41,560 3.60 (4) $38,590
Civic and Social Organizations 7,230 1.88 (4) $30,590
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 37,970 1.29 (4) $53,670

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Spectator Sports 6,140 4.52 (4) $61,040
Offices of Physicians (8) (8) (4) $60,040
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 370 0.02 (4) $59,150
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 560 0.13 (4) $58,160
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events 1,080 0.91 (4) $55,050


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 26,600 1.76 1.12 (4) $41,780
Texas 11,840 1.05 0.67 (4) $43,920
New York 11,640 1.32 0.84 (4) $43,300
Washington 9,520 3.29 2.10 (4) $36,050
Ohio 8,990 1.73 1.10 (4) $36,510



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)
Vermont 1,200 3.99 2.55 (4) $37,360
Montana 1,550 3.50 2.23 (4) $27,970
Washington 9,520 3.29 2.10 (4) $36,050
Maine 1,810 3.09 1.97 (4) $23,120
Wyoming 810 2.88 1.83 (4) $29,100



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 430 0.64 0.41 (4) $57,330
Mississippi 1,150 1.05 0.67 (4) $52,580
Florida 5,880 0.77 0.49 (4) $52,500
Arkansas 1,640 1.42 0.90 (4) $49,610
Tennessee 2,860 1.04 0.66 (4) $48,480




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)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 5,460 1.01 0.65 (4) $46,780
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 5,060 1.25 0.80 (4) $51,980
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 4,060 1.08 0.69 (4) $45,710
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 3,970 1.67 1.07 (4) $44,860
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 3,830 2.57 1.64 (4) $38,660
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 3,560 2.40 1.53 (4) $38,060
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 3,360 1.87 1.19 (4) $48,640
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division 3,150 3.07 1.96 (4) $40,170
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 2,980 2.26 1.44 (4) $39,340
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 2,840 1.00 0.64 (4) $41,080