Sports Instructor Salary (United States)

A Sports Instructor earns an average wage of $15.17 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Sports Instructor Total Pay (?
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$23,966 - $77,500
(Median)
24K
36K
51K
78K
MEDIAN: $35,970
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Sports Instructor Total Pay (?
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$9.97 - $44.04
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$23,966 - $77,500  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
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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$22,362 - $84,971  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 76
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.97 - $44.04  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.73 - $8.61  
Overtime
$16.79 - $26.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
   
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).
)
$22,362 - $84,971  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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Job Description for Sports Instructor

  • 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.

Experience Affects Sports Instructor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$36,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%
Experienced
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 22% employee benefits None: 52%
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