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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2023

27-2022 Coaches and Scouts

Instruct or coach groups or individuals in the fundamentals of sports for the primary purpose of competition. 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 certifications should be reported in the appropriate teaching category. Excludes “Athletic Trainers” (29-9091).


National estimates for Coaches and Scouts
Industry profile for Coaches and Scouts
Geographic profile for Coaches and Scouts

National estimates for Coaches and Scouts:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Coaches and Scouts:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Mean wage
RSE (3)
238,980 1.5 % (4) $ 58,700 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for Coaches and Scouts:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $ 27,040 $ 32,440 $ 45,910 $ 62,070 $ 95,620
  (4)

Industry profile for Coaches and Scouts:

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Coaches and Scouts:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Schools and Instruction 59,420 11.65 (4) $ 43,610
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 50,420 1.63 (4) $ 73,400
Elementary and Secondary Schools 49,900 0.58 (4) $ 54,690
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 46,770 3.42 (4) $ 52,940
Spectator Sports 11,840 7.88 (4) $ 120,290

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Coaches and Scouts:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Schools and Instruction 59,420 11.65 (4) $ 43,610
Spectator Sports 11,840 7.88 (4) $ 120,290
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 46,770 3.42 (4) $ 52,940
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 50,420 1.63 (4) $ 73,400
Civic and Social Organizations 3,750 1.13 (4) $ 39,270

Top paying industries for Coaches and Scouts:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Spectator Sports 11,840 7.88 (4) $ 120,290
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures 130 0.42 (4) $ 95,170
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 1,480 0.35 (4) $ 86,610
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding State and Local Government Schools and Hospitals and the U.S. Postal Service (OEWS Designation) 330 0.02 (4) $ 75,320
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 50,420 1.63 (4) $ 73,400


Geographic profile for Coaches and Scouts:

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



Map of employment of coaches and scouts by state, May 2023


States with the highest employment level in Coaches and Scouts:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 28,700 1.60 1.02 (4) $ 65,560
Ohio 15,820 2.89 1.84 (4) $ 50,040
Texas 13,900 1.03 0.65 (4) $ 52,910
New York 12,710 1.35 0.86 (4) $ 61,230
Florida 11,220 1.17 0.75 (4) $ 61,450


Map of location quotient of coaches and scouts by state, May 2023


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Coaches and Scouts:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Kansas 4,470 3.17 2.01 (4) $ 59,120
North Dakota 1,260 3.03 1.93 (4) $ 44,660
Ohio 15,820 2.89 1.84 (4) $ 50,040
Washington 9,570 2.74 1.74 (4) $ 55,910
Iowa 4,170 2.70 1.71 (4) $ 49,660


Map of annual mean wages of coaches and scouts by state, May 2023


Top paying states for Coaches and Scouts:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 650 0.92 0.58 (4) $ 112,280
New Jersey 6,920 1.65 1.05 (4) $ 81,130
Massachusetts 6,100 1.67 1.06 (4) $ 72,420
Louisiana 2,380 1.28 0.82 (4) $ 71,480
West Virginia 950 1.38 0.87 (4) $ 68,240



Map of employment of coaches and scouts by area, May 2023


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Coaches and Scouts:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 13,310 1.40 0.89 (4) $ 71,800
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 9,010 1.46 0.93 (4) $ 69,270
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 8,310 1.84 1.17 (4) $ 55,730
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 4,930 2.37 1.51 (4) $ 59,970
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 4,900 1.73 1.10 (4) $ 68,350
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 4,640 1.92 1.22 (4) $ 73,650
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 4,600 1.66 1.06 (4) $ 74,200
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 4,280 1.08 0.69 (4) $ 52,840
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 4,070 1.32 0.84 (4) $ 75,740
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 3,430 2.25 1.43 (4) $ 61,270


Map of location quotient of coaches and scouts by area, May 2023


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Coaches and Scouts:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Wenatchee, WA 240 4.79 3.04 (4) $ 48,210
Canton-Massillon, OH 690 4.26 2.71 (4) $ 43,690
Lawrence, KS 210 4.19 2.66 (4) $ 84,410
Homosassa Springs, FL 140 4.11 2.61 (4) $ 55,300
Flint, MI 540 4.08 2.59 (4) $ 77,930
Dubuque, IA 240 4.06 2.58 (4) $ 47,160
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 1,610 4.01 2.55 (4) $ 63,440
Bellingham, WA 360 4.00 2.54 (4) $ 51,180
Bloomington, IN 290 3.93 2.50 (4) $ 73,720
Auburn-Opelika, AL 250 3.92 2.49 (4) $ 85,750