Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

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).


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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)
206,080 1.4 % (4) $37,610 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $17,340 $19,330 $29,150 $46,190 $66,830
  (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 59,170 0.71 (4) $32,120
Other Schools and Instruction 41,870 11.54 (4) $31,860
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 38,420 3.44 (4) $37,380
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 36,350 1.24 (4) $51,550
Civic and Social Organizations 7,760 2.04 (4) $32,000

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 41,870 11.54 (4) $31,860
Spectator Sports 5,940 4.46 (4) $58,400
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 38,420 3.44 (4) $37,380
Civic and Social Organizations 7,760 2.04 (4) $32,000
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 36,350 1.24 (4) $51,550

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 500 0.12 (4) $60,010
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 370 0.02 (4) $58,850
Spectator Sports 5,940 4.46 (4) $58,400
Performing Arts Companies 110 0.09 (4) $54,010
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 36,350 1.24 (4) $51,550


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 23,330 1.59 1.02 (4) $42,140
Texas 11,580 1.06 0.68 (4) $41,120
New York 11,210 1.30 0.84 (4) $43,730
Ohio 9,140 1.78 1.15 (4) $35,250
Michigan 8,520 2.13 1.37 (4) $31,330




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 1,310 4.38 2.82 (4) $30,650
Montana 1,820 4.14 2.66 (4) $26,420
Maine 1,790 3.07 1.97 (4) $21,510
Washington 8,480 3.00 1.93 (4) $37,720
Connecticut 4,480 2.74 1.76 (4) $40,580




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 550 0.82 0.53 (4) $55,350
Mississippi 1,150 1.06 0.68 (4) $51,760
Arkansas 1,580 1.37 0.88 (4) $50,030
West Virginia 690 0.98 0.63 (4) $49,400
Florida 6,550 0.88 0.57 (4) $48,600





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 5,260 1.00 0.65 (4) $44,430
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,710 1.19 0.76 (4) $49,520
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 3,460 0.93 0.60 (4) $37,180
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 3,310 2.28 1.47 (4) $43,140
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 3,310 1.40 0.90 (4) $49,850
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 3,120 1.79 1.15 (4) $44,140
St. Louis, MO-IL 3,080 2.39 1.53 (4) $26,890
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,940 1.64 1.06 (4) $32,160
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 2,820 1.94 1.25 (4) $37,490
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division 2,550 2.54 1.64 (4) $42,080