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Average Athletic Coach Salary

$44,008
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,971
Bonus
$2,084
Commission
$2,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Athletic Coach is $44,008.
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$25k
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$44k
90%
$75k
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$25k - $75k
Bonus
$31 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$12 - $12k
Commission
$1k - $12k
Total Pay
$22k - $75k
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What Do Athletic Coaches Do?

Athletic Coach Tasks
  • 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.

Job Satisfaction for Athletic Coach

4 out of 5
(73)
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10Reviews

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Athletic Coaches?

Skills in Professional Coaching, Recruiting, Team Leadership and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Training.

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 $32,189 based on 30 salaries. An early career Athletic Coach with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,966 based on 181 salaries. A mid-career Athletic Coach with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,791 based on 143 salaries. An experienced Athletic Coach with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,708 based on 154 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $52,563.
Employees with Athletic Coach in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 25.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (25.0% more) and New York, New York (13.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (30.6% less) and Houston, Texas (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 592 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.1%
Early Career
30.6%
Mid Career
24.2%
Experienced
26.0%
Late Career
14.2%