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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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
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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)
236,970 1.5 % (4) $43,870 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $18,970 $23,180 $33,780 $52,760 $77,880
  (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)
Other Schools and Instruction 57,700 12.89 (4) $35,820
Elementary and Secondary Schools 50,840 0.59 (4) $39,380
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 49,400 3.78 (4) $43,400
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 42,670 1.40 (4) $59,540
Civic and Social Organizations 7,850 2.05 (4) $34,370

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 57,700 12.89 (4) $35,820
Spectator Sports 7,050 4.89 (4) $65,850
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 49,400 3.78 (4) $43,400
Civic and Social Organizations 7,850 2.05 (4) $34,370
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 42,670 1.40 (4) $59,540

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures 60 0.22 (4) $84,950
Performing Arts Companies 40 0.03 (4) $73,970
Child Day Care Services (8) (8) (4) $71,290
Spectator Sports 7,050 4.89 (4) $65,850
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 350 0.02 (4) $64,890


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 25,750 1.51 0.92 (4) $45,600
Texas 13,270 1.10 0.67 (4) $51,800
Washington 12,520 3.84 2.35 (4) $43,420
Ohio 12,360 2.28 1.39 (4) $40,110
Illinois 10,670 1.78 1.09 (4) $38,760




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 1,460 4.77 2.91 (4) $36,280
Washington 12,520 3.84 2.35 (4) $43,420
Colorado 7,930 3.03 1.85 (4) $38,470
Maine 1,810 2.99 1.82 (4) $27,900
Iowa 4,590 2.98 1.82 (4) $30,960




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 640 0.90 0.55 (4) $66,650
New York 10,320 1.10 0.67 (4) $56,320
Louisiana 1,560 0.81 0.50 (4) $55,210
Texas 13,270 1.10 0.67 (4) $51,800
New Jersey 8,720 2.15 1.32 (4) $51,290





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-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 13,060 1.38 0.84 (4) $55,370
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 8,760 1.43 0.87 (4) $46,170
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 8,340 1.80 1.10 (4) $38,760
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 7,010 3.53 2.16 (4) $45,570
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 5,470 1.98 1.21 (4) $51,290
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5,250 1.68 1.02 (4) $46,190
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 4,950 2.41 1.47 (4) $49,590
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 4,480 1.85 1.13 (4) $47,830
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 4,170 1.17 0.71 (4) $51,280
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 4,080 1.43 0.87 (4) $46,070