Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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).


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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)
230,930 1.5 % (4) $41,000 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $18,120 $20,860 $31,460 $49,110 $71,940
  (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)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 57,710 0.68 (4) $35,690
Other Schools and Instruction 52,220 12.61 (4) $33,840
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 47,470 3.85 (4) $41,720
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 40,590 1.35 (4) $56,290
Civic and Social Organizations 7,240 1.89 (4) $32,200

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 52,220 12.61 (4) $33,840
Spectator Sports 6,860 4.91 (4) $63,130
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 47,470 3.85 (4) $41,720
Civic and Social Organizations 7,240 1.89 (4) $32,200
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 40,590 1.35 (4) $56,290

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 80 0.33 (4) $77,920
Spectator Sports 6,860 4.91 (4) $63,130
Management of Companies and Enterprises (8) (8) (4) $61,690
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 390 0.02 (4) $61,050
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 40,590 1.35 (4) $56,290


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 31,020 1.94 1.18 (4) $40,670
Texas 12,380 1.05 0.64 (4) $50,650
Michigan 11,480 2.72 1.66 (4) $34,190
Washington 11,170 3.64 2.21 (4) $44,840
Ohio 9,730 1.82 1.11 (4) $35,520




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 1,290 4.23 2.57 (4) $35,380
Washington 11,170 3.64 2.21 (4) $44,840
Montana 1,590 3.50 2.13 (4) $27,840
Connecticut 5,280 3.17 1.93 (4) $47,140
Maine 1,860 3.13 1.90 (4) $23,400




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 440 0.63 0.38 (4) $56,770
Hawaii 990 1.56 0.95 (4) $54,610
West Virginia 660 0.95 0.58 (4) $54,140
Louisiana 1,750 0.91 0.55 (4) $54,020
New Jersey 5,670 1.43 0.87 (4) $52,100





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)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,730 1.59 0.97 (4) $44,390
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 6,010 0.91 0.55 (4) $49,530
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 5,360 3.38 2.05 (4) $48,220
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 4,680 1.29 0.78 (4) $46,020
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,380 1.76 1.07 (4) $41,990
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 4,230 2.71 1.65 (4) $39,240
Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division 4,150 3.83 2.33 (4) $35,890
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 3,920 2.77 1.68 (4) $35,230
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 3,830 2.12 1.29 (4) $55,430
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 3,590 2.98 1.81 (4) $40,380