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Occupational Employment Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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 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)
241,390 1.6 % (4) $44,910 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $19,040 $23,950 $34,840 $53,980 $78,890
  (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 60,210 12.97 (4) $36,540
Elementary and Secondary Schools 51,870 0.60 (4) $39,860
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 48,270 3.58 (4) $44,010
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 44,830 1.45 (4) $60,840
Spectator Sports 7,930 5.39 (4) $68,860

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 60,210 12.97 (4) $36,540
Spectator Sports 7,930 5.39 (4) $68,860
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 48,270 3.58 (4) $44,010
Civic and Social Organizations 7,140 1.85 (4) $34,470
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 44,830 1.45 (4) $60,840

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 40 0.14 (4) $79,790
Spectator Sports 7,930 5.39 (4) $68,860
Management of Companies and Enterprises 110 (7) (4) $64,820
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 340 0.02 (4) $64,780
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 44,830 1.45 (4) $60,840


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 26,340 1.52 0.92 (4) $46,550
Texas 13,990 1.13 0.68 (4) $49,620
Ohio 13,880 2.55 1.55 (4) $37,910
Washington 13,140 3.96 2.41 (4) $43,400
New York 12,610 1.32 0.81 (4) $56,050




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)
Washington 13,140 3.96 2.41 (4) $43,400
Vermont 1,130 3.69 2.25 (4) $45,780
Montana 1,480 3.16 1.92 (4) $29,980
Kansas 3,990 2.86 1.74 (4) $30,490
Oregon 5,280 2.77 1.69 (4) $45,930




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 650 0.90 0.55 (4) $72,300
New York 12,610 1.32 0.81 (4) $56,050
New Jersey 8,180 2.00 1.22 (4) $54,760
Louisiana 1,610 0.84 0.51 (4) $54,470
Massachusetts 6,440 1.78 1.08 (4) $54,000





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 13,710 1.42 0.86 (4) $58,400
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 8,570 1.37 0.84 (4) $46,750
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 7,640 1.63 0.99 (4) $39,660
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 7,500 3.71 2.26 (4) $45,180
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5,230 1.65 1.00 (4) $49,180
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 5,080 2.40 1.46 (4) $50,750
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 5,050 2.04 1.24 (4) $48,900
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 4,910 1.76 1.07 (4) $54,670
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 4,290 1.49 0.91 (4) $48,250
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 4,060 1.11 0.67 (4) $51,150