Athletic Coach Salary (United States)

An Athletic Coach earns an average salary of $39,590 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Recruiting is associated with high pay for this job.
Athletic Coach Total Pay (?
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$20,271 - $69,590
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MEDIAN: $39,589
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Athletic Coach Total Pay (?
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$8.00 - $34.50
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$20,271 - $69,590  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,709  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$19,390 - $71,982  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 567
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.00 - $34.50  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $35.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,709  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$19,390 - $71,982  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 567
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Job Description for Athletic Coach

Athletic coaches exist in a variety of organizations, from high schools to universities; workload and pay vary greatly depending on the employer. The athletic coach's daily work includes teaching and instructing athletes during practices and games. Knowledge of the sport is highly important to be effective. Positions for school teams often require the coach’s to ensure students are performing in the classroom as well, which may involve coordinating with teaching staff and tutors. Other activities include attending clinics and participating in related functions ranging from community involvement to budget meetings.
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Athletic Coach Tasks
  • Mentor athletes around physical, leadership, and strategic aspects of sports.
  • Oversee and coach sports teams, including setting rosters and schedules.
  • Instruct students in rules, deportment, and physical training.
  • Complete paperwork documenting attendance, scores, problems and equipment inventory.

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Pay by Experience Level for Athletic Coach

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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Houston
up arrow 13%
National Average
$38,000
Boston
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Experience Affects Athletic Coach Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%
Experienced
up arrow 14%
National Average
$38,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Athletic Coach Salaries

National Average
$38,000
Coaching
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 133 votes.

Gender

Female
25%
female alumni
 
Male
75%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 28%
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