Life Coach Salary

Median pay for Life Coachs in the United States is around $33.78 per hour. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not claimed by all — the greater part lack any form of coverage — but more than a third have medical insurance, and just under one in three have dental, too. Most people is this field find their work highly enjoyable. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$28,311 - $98,032
$28K
$46K
$98K
MEDIAN: $45,918
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50%
90%

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$11.58 - $123.83
$12
$34
$120
MEDIAN: $33.78
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$0$208K
Salary $28,311 - $98,032
Bonus $198.66 - $4,027
Profit Sharing $15,250
Total Pay (?
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$27,231 - $208,315
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 163
Hourly Data $0$123
Hourly Rate $11.58 - $123.83
Hourly Tips $2.23
Overtime $7.71 - $78.35
Annual Data $0$208K
Bonus $198.66 - $4,027
Profit Sharing $15,250
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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$27,231 - $208,315
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 253

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Job Description for Life Coach

Life coaches are generally required to be knowledgeable of a variety of health and wellness topics, such as proper nutrition, exercise regimens, and other activities which contribute to leading a healthy lifestyle. They may work with people of all ages, and some work primarily with students while others work with older adults.

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Life Coach Tasks

  • Interview clients and determine coaching needs and individual goals.
  • Utilize best practices like behavioral and cognitive therapy to work with clients.
  • Document all interactions and recommendations, including skill assessments.
  • Research and identify certificates, courses, exercise programs and other tools.
  • Identify, explain and train clients in strategies to reach their goals.

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Pay by Experience Level for Life Coach

Pay by Experience for a Life Coach has a positive trend. An entry-level Life Coach with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 291 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Life Coach with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 126 salaries. An experienced Life Coach which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 100 salaries. A Life Coach with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 48 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,366

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Life Coachs, Los Angeles provides a pay rate that is 138 percent greater than the national average. Life Coachs will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+43 percent), Atlanta (+38 percent), Washington (+29 percent), and Seattle (+15 percent). Life Coachs in Austin earn salaries far below the national average by 24 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Below-median salaries also turn up in Denver and San Francisco (23 percent lower).

Life Coach Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Life Coach?

Life Coach in Fairfield:
"My Life's Mission."
Pros: Learning about people at a deeper level. People are fascinating and when you are able to go into a conversation with curiosity you uncover a unique world while also discovering human patterns of behavior.
Cons: Working isolated from home.

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Key Stats for Life Coach

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Life Coach Salaries

▲46%

▲19%

National Average
$52,000

▼6%

▼11%

Skills That Affect Life Coach Salaries

Coaching
▲186%

Leadership
▲14%

National Average
$52,000

▼2%


Training Program Development
▼3%

People Management
▼40%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 58%
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