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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

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)
208,180 1.7 % (4) $ 47,100 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for Coaches and Scouts:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $ 19,340 $ 25,190 $ 36,330 $ 55,530 $ 81,940
  (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)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 49,910 0.61 (4) $ 41,580
Other Schools and Instruction 49,470 12.34 (4) $ 37,950
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 45,170 1.49 (4) $ 62,610
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 35,530 3.50 (4) $ 45,790
Spectator Sports 6,120 5.57 (4) $ 70,910

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 49,470 12.34 (4) $ 37,950
Spectator Sports 6,120 5.57 (4) $ 70,910
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 35,530 3.50 (4) $ 45,790
Civic and Social Organizations 4,640 1.62 (4) $ 38,150
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 45,170 1.49 (4) $ 62,610

Top paying industries for Coaches and Scouts:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Spectator Sports 6,120 5.57 (4) $ 70,910
Management of Companies and Enterprises 110 (7) (4) $ 69,480
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 350 0.02 (4) $ 68,070
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 45,170 1.49 (4) $ 62,610
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers (8) (8) (4) $ 60,640


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.





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 21,120 1.29 0.86 (4) $ 49,790
Ohio 12,720 2.48 1.65 (4) $ 43,190
Texas 12,400 1.02 0.68 (4) $ 53,740
Washington 11,780 3.69 2.46 (4) $ 46,850
New York 10,900 1.25 0.84 (4) $ 54,510




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 1,760 3.86 2.58 (4) $ 29,320
Washington 11,780 3.69 2.46 (4) $ 46,850
Vermont 1,010 3.61 2.41 (4) $ 49,860
Kansas 3,730 2.80 1.87 (4) $ 30,750
Iowa 3,690 2.51 1.68 (4) $ 33,990




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 480 0.70 0.47 (4) $ 72,180
Louisiana 1,800 1.00 0.67 (4) $ 58,890
Massachusetts 5,010 1.49 1.00 (4) $ 58,710
Nevada 1,210 0.97 0.65 (4) $ 57,500
South Carolina 3,460 1.72 1.15 (4) $ 56,460





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 11,050 1.25 0.84 (4) $ 57,310
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 7,810 1.34 0.90 (4) $ 47,190
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 6,610 3.38 2.26 (4) $ 48,290
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 6,070 1.39 0.93 (4) $ 43,060
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 4,200 1.39 0.93 (4) $ 50,890
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 3,810 1.46 0.98 (4) $ 61,430
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 3,700 1.03 0.69 (4) $ 52,000
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 3,600 1.33 0.89 (4) $ 49,530
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 3,550 1.52 1.02 (4) $ 55,450
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 3,470 3.04 2.03 (4) $ 49,330




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)
Midland, MI 280 9.00 6.01 (4) $ 39,740
Bay City, MI 200 6.56 4.39 (8) (8)
Olympia-Tumwater, WA 640 5.89 3.93 (4) $ 46,730
Mankato-North Mankato, MN 280 5.62 3.76 (4) $ 42,620
Missoula, MT 310 5.25 3.51 (4) $ 28,540
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 1,090 4.67 3.12 (4) $ 41,760
Bellingham, WA 370 4.59 3.07 (4) $ 44,290
Rome, GA 160 4.49 3.00 (4) $ 36,870
Corvallis, OR 150 4.40 2.94 (4) $ 70,700
Lawrence, KS 190 4.26 2.85 (4) $ 24,600