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Athletes and Sports Competitors

Compete in sporting events.

Quick Facts


National Data
$72,403 / year    Read more about wages


Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  38%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Participate in athletic events.
  • Practice athletic or artistic skills.
  • Coach others.
  • Evaluate skills of athletes or performers.
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