The average hourly pay for a Life Coach is $32.25.
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Job Description for Life Coach
Life coaches are generally required to be knowledgeable of a variety of health and wellness topics, such as proper nutrition, exercise regimens, and other activities which contribute to leading a healthy lifestyle. They may work with people of all ages, and some work primarily with students while others work with older adults. The main responsibility of a life coach is to help people who want to lead healthier lifestyles and improve both their physical and psychological well-being. Life coaches…Read more
Life Coach Tasks
- Interview clients and determine coaching needs and individual goals.
- Utilize best practices like behavioral and cognitive therapy to work with clients.
- Document all interactions and recommendations, including skill assessments.
- Research and identify certificates, courses, exercise programs and other tools.
- Identify, explain and train clients in strategies to reach their goals.
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Skills in Oral / Verbal Communication, Professional Coaching and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Mentoring and Counseling.
Pay by Experience Level for Life Coach
An entry-level Life Coach with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $25.84 based on 33 salaries. An early career Life Coach with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.87 based on 322 salaries. A mid-career Life Coach with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.59 based on 140 salaries. An experienced Life Coach with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48.48 based on 112 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $64.
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Employees with Life Coach in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 357.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (321.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (86.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (7.0% less).
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