An Athletic Coach earns an average salary of $39,147 per year. Experience strongly influences 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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$20,131 - $66,810
(Median)
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30K
39K
50K
67K
MEDIAN: $39,147
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Athletic Coach Total Pay (?
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$7.81 - $38.31
(Median)
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38
MEDIAN: $11.00
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90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$20,131 - $66,810  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,826  
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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$19,297 - $70,462  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 627
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$7.81 - $38.31  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $35.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,826  
   
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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$19,297 - $70,462  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 627
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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.
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
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Boston
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National Average
$38,000
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Experience Affects Athletic Coach Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%
Experienced
up arrow 17%
National Average
$38,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Athletic Coach Salaries

National Average
$38,000
Coaching
up arrow 18%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 131 votes.
Gender
Female
24%
female alumni
 
Male
76%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 28%
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