Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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
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)
224,110 1.4 % (4) $40,050 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $17,930 $20,140 $31,000 $48,590 $70,050
  (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 58,810 0.70 (4) $34,800
Other Schools and Instruction 47,980 12.29 (4) $33,240
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 47,040 3.96 (4) $39,760
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 39,410 1.32 (4) $55,210
Spectator Sports 7,070 5.11 (4) $59,730

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 47,980 12.29 (4) $33,240
Spectator Sports 7,070 5.11 (4) $59,730
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 47,040 3.96 (4) $39,760
Civic and Social Organizations 6,890 1.78 (4) $30,740
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 39,410 1.32 (4) $55,210

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 90 0.39 (4) $71,220
Social Advocacy Organizations 120 0.06 (4) $60,080
Spectator Sports 7,070 5.11 (4) $59,730
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 390 0.02 (4) $59,200
Management of Companies and Enterprises (8) (8) (4) $58,930


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 29,900 1.93 1.19 (4) $40,630
Texas 12,270 1.06 0.65 (4) $47,340
Michigan 10,850 2.62 1.61 (4) $32,990
New York 10,720 1.19 0.73 (4) $46,040
Washington 10,700 3.59 2.21 (4) $42,150



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 10,700 3.59 2.21 (4) $42,150
Vermont 1,070 3.52 2.17 (4) $37,900
Maine 1,910 3.23 1.99 (4) $23,340
Connecticut 5,320 3.21 1.97 (4) $47,470
Iowa 4,850 3.18 1.96 (4) $28,000



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 390 0.58 0.35 (4) $55,360
Hawaii 900 1.45 0.89 (4) $53,630
West Virginia 560 0.79 0.48 (4) $53,430
Mississippi 1,160 1.05 0.65 (4) $52,310
Florida 6,320 0.80 0.49 (4) $50,500




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 6,480 1.58 0.97 (4) $48,090
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 6,420 0.99 0.61 (4) $50,250
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,750 1.96 1.21 (4) $41,540
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 4,740 3.09 1.90 (4) $46,080
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 4,480 1.26 0.77 (4) $46,450
Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division 4,070 3.86 2.37 (4) $35,210
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 3,790 2.49 1.53 (4) $36,950
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 3,780 2.15 1.32 (4) $54,240
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 3,340 6.39 3.93 (4) $24,280
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,300 1.13 0.69 (4) $48,220