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Athletic Coach Salary

An Athletic Coach earns an average salary of $39,840 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. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Recruiting and Budget Management.
$20,281 - $69,525
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MEDIAN: $39,839
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$8.14 - $39.33
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$20,281 - $69,525  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,967  
Total Pay (?
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$19,510 - $72,319  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 450
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$8.14 - $39.33  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $25.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,967  
   
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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$19,510 - $72,319  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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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.

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Experience Affects Athletic Coach Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Athletic Coach Salaries


Budget Management
up arrow 10%

National Average
$38,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 29%