Sports Instructor Salary

A Sports Instructor earns an average wage of $15.26 per hour.

$24,473 - $59,077
(Median)
$24K
$39K
$59K
MEDIAN: $38,838
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90%

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$10.07 - $39.15
(Median)
$10
$15
$39
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$24,473 - $59,077  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,103  
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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$22,027 - $66,882  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $39.15  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.96  
Overtime
$20.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,103  
   
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).
)
$22,027 - $66,882  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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Job Description for Sports Instructor

Sports instructors help clients participate in various sports and fitness activities. They may work for organizations (profit or non-profit) or for themselves by serving clients directly. Depending on the particular employer, some candidates may only be required to have a high school diploma or equivalent and relevant work experience, while some jobs require candidates to have a bachelor’s degree in sports science, sports management, or a related field.

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Sports Instructor Tasks

  • Ensure a safe and hygienic practice environment.
  • Answer questions about supplies, techniques, safety, and the like.
  • Maintain sports equipment and track usage.
  • Teach sports skills to a variety of skill levels, working to provide a positive learning experience.
  • Interact with family, prospective clients and other groups.

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Pay by Experience Level for Sports Instructor

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

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Experience Affects Sports Instructor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 56%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
medical benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 56%
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