Athletic Coach Salary

The average salary for an Athletic Coach is $39,143 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Teaching is associated with high pay for this job.
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$18,246 - $67,706
$18K
$40K
$68K
MEDIAN: $40,337
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$9.07 - $39.15
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$0$69K
Salary $18,246 - $67,706
Bonus $96.35 - $6,183
Commission $5,000
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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$19,079 - $69,617
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 295
Hourly Data $0$515
Hourly Rate $9.07 - $39.15
Hourly Tips $1.50
Overtime $29.48
Annual Data $0$69K
Bonus $96.35 - $6,183
Commission $5,000
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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$19,079 - $69,617
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 76

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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

  • Instruct students in rules, deportment, and physical training.
  • Complete paperwork documenting attendance, scores, problems and equipment inventory.
  • Mentor athletes around physical, leadership, and strategic aspects of sports.
  • Oversee and coach sports teams, including setting rosters and schedules.

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Athletic Coach Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Athletic Coach

Pay by Experience for an Athletic Coach has a positive trend. An entry-level Athletic Coach with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 161 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Athletic Coach with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 116 salaries. An experienced Athletic Coach which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 95 salaries. An Athletic Coach with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 37 salaries.

Athletic Coach Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Athletic Coach?

Athletic Coach in Santa Maria:
"Entry level job."
Pros: Fun, active, get to work with kids, friendly coworkers.
Cons: Too entry level for me, not using my full potential.

Athletic Coach in Carrabassett Valley:
"Lots of travel and no time off."
Pros: I'm currently struggling with understanding what is good about my job. I don't like anything about it.
Cons: The location, the constant travel, my coworkers, being on call 24/7. I don't like anything about my job.

Athletic Coach in San Jose:
"Age Group Coaching gets less recognition than elite Senior c."
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Key Stats for Athletic Coach

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Athletic Coach Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

Late-Career
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
▼21%

Skills That Affect Athletic Coach Salaries

Teaching
▲54%

Team Leadership
▲3%

▲2%

Operations Management
▲1%

National Average
$40,000

Budget Management
▼3%

Coaching
▼8%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 36%
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