Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Athletic Coach is $43,753
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Athletic Coaches?
An entry-level Athletic Coach with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $35,662 based on 26 salaries. An early career Athletic Coach with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,337 based on 153 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Athletic Coaches Do?
Athletic coaches exist in a variety of organizations, from high schools to universities; workload and pay vary greatly depending on the employer. The athletic coach's daily work includes teaching and instructing athletes during practices and games. Knowledge of the sport is highly important to be effective. Positions for school teams often require the coach’s to ensure students are performing in the classroom as well, which may involve coordinating with teaching staff and tutors. Other …Read more
- Instruct students in rules, deportment, and physical training.
- Complete paperwork documenting attendance, scores, problems and equipment inventory.
- Mentor athletes around physical, leadership, and strategic aspects of sports.
- Oversee and coach sports teams, including setting rosters and schedules.