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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

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)
193,740 1.5 % (4) $ 50,550 1.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for Coaches and Scouts:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $ 22,200 $ 29,240 $ 38,970 $ 60,400 $ 80,720
  (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)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 47,020 1.58 (4) $ 64,040
Other Schools and Instruction 44,920 11.29 (4) $ 38,470
Elementary and Secondary Schools 38,920 0.48 (4) $ 46,000
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 33,400 3.01 (4) $ 48,450
Spectator Sports 11,700 10.25 (4) $ 73,070

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 44,920 11.29 (4) $ 38,470
Spectator Sports 11,700 10.25 (4) $ 73,070
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 33,400 3.01 (4) $ 48,450
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 47,020 1.58 (4) $ 64,040
Civic and Social Organizations 3,340 1.28 (4) $ 36,960

Top paying industries for Coaches and Scouts:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Spectator Sports 11,700 10.25 (4) $ 73,070
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 360 0.02 (4) $ 69,050
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures 40 0.18 (4) $ 68,530
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 1,180 0.29 (4) $ 68,530
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 47,020 1.58 (4) $ 64,040


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 2021


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 15,350 0.93 0.68 (4) $ 57,210
New York 12,310 1.42 1.03 (4) $ 58,470
Texas 11,260 0.92 0.67 (4) $ 52,260
Florida 9,950 1.16 0.84 (4) $ 48,090
Ohio 8,820 1.70 1.23 (4) $ 50,510


Map of location quotient of coaches and scouts by state, May 2021


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)
Montana 1,500 3.19 2.32 (4) $ 36,020
Washington 8,660 2.70 1.96 (4) $ 51,770
South Dakota 1,100 2.60 1.89 (4) $ 41,310
Kansas 3,440 2.57 1.87 (4) $ 38,840
North Dakota 1,010 2.55 1.85 (4) $ 41,350


Map of annual mean wages of coaches and scouts by state, May 2021


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 490 0.74 0.53 (4) $ 72,260
New Jersey 5,330 1.38 1.01 (4) $ 66,200
Massachusetts 5,320 1.57 1.14 (4) $ 63,160
Hawaii 1,150 2.11 1.53 (4) $ 60,370
Vermont 470 1.66 1.20 (4) $ 60,280



Map of employment of coaches and scouts by area, May 2021


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 11,560 1.33 0.97 (4) $ 64,340
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 6,280 1.48 1.08 (4) $ 45,030
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 5,760 1.01 0.73 (4) $ 57,290
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 4,530 2.36 1.72 (4) $ 55,280
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 4,230 1.60 1.16 (4) $ 57,460
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 4,080 1.39 1.01 (4) $ 56,500
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 3,960 1.53 1.11 (4) $ 66,370
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 3,640 1.01 0.74 (4) $ 48,570
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,330 1.83 1.33 (4) $ 50,710
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 2,990 1.66 1.21 (4) $ 42,260


Map of location quotient of coaches and scouts by area, May 2021


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 5.22 3.80 (4) $ 45,490
Manhattan, KS 170 4.59 3.34 (4) $ 73,760
Lawrence, KS 210 4.59 3.34 (4) $ 57,570
Missoula, MT 250 4.09 2.97 (4) $ 31,970
Monroe, MI 140 3.88 2.82 (4) $ 45,700
Fargo, ND-MN 510 3.78 2.75 (4) $ 45,140
Ithaca, NY 170 3.70 2.69 (8) (8)
Bellingham, WA 300 3.68 2.67 (4) $ 48,740
State College, PA 230 3.62 2.63 (4) $ 44,820
Olympia-Tumwater, WA 400 3.60 2.62 (4) $ 48,380