Sports Instructor Salary

A Sports Instructor earns an average salary of $38,127 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$24,007 - $58,072

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$9.97 - $35.00

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$24,007 - $58,072  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,081  
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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$21,904 - $61,904  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.97 - $35.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.72 - $6.10  
Overtime
$16.50 - $21.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,081  
   
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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$21,904 - $61,904  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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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 15%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 48% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 48%
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