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 Salary (?
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$24,398 - $60,106
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37K
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MEDIAN: $36,799
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Sports Instructor Salary (?
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$10.16 - $40.85
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$24,398 - $60,106  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,891  
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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$23,695 - $72,299  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.16 - $40.85  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.73 - $8.61  
Overtime
$16.50 - $21.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,891  
   
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).
)
$23,695 - $72,299  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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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 19%
National Average
$36,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 1%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Experienced
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
24%
female alumni
 
Male
76%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 22% employee benefits None: 47%
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