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Coaches and Scouts

Instruct amateur or professional athletes, teaching them the fundamental skills of sports.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$49,028 / year    Read more about wages


Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  25.6%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Select materials or props.
  • Coach others.
  • Evaluate skills of athletes or performers.
  • Provide educational information to the public.
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Job Title Examples:

Basketball Coach
Director of Athletics
Football Coach

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