Swimming Coach Salary
A Swimming Coach earns an average salary of $36,742 per year.
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|$20,506 - $49,787|
|Hourly Rate||$9.13 - $21.04|
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Job Description for Swimming Coach
A swimming coach can be employed in various capacities and by a variety of institutions. A swimming coach may be employed by the local YMCA to give swimming lessons or at a college or university as a swim instructor. On the other hand, a swimming coach may be self-employed and teach classes outdoors in a natural environment, perhaps giving surfing lessons. Regardless of where swimming coaches work, they all must possess a passion for, and knowledge of, being in the water.Read More...
They must also be skilled in teaching, as the main goal of their job is to teach someone how to swim or coach an individual through a swimming career. Swimming coaches may work with a variety of types of students. These students could range from young toddlers who are first learning how to swim to athletes in search of a swimming trainer to elderly adults wanting to maintain their health. Because of this, good communication skills are a must for any swimming coach. Having patience is also a must as each student will naturally learn at his or her own pace. It is important for the student to be able to trust the swim coach, so having a good relationship is a must. It is also important that a swimming coach is well-educated in safety practices and guidelines. This person should always act in a proactive manner to ensure the safety of all students. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Swimming Coach Tasks
- Analyze performances of swimming athletes to improve techniques for competitive events.
- May also recruit athletes by assessing form, skill and stamina of the potential athletes.
- Oversee daily practices and demonstrate techniques to improve performances.
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Pay by Experience Level for Swimming Coach
Pay by Experience for a Swimming Coach has a positive trend. An entry-level Swimming Coach with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 65 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Swimming Coach with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Swimming Coach which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 33 salaries. A Swimming Coach with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 18 salaries.
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