Athletes, Coaches, Umpires, and Related Worker Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of athletes, coaches, umpires, and related workers in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare athletes, coaches, umpires, and related worker salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Athletes, Coaches, Umpires, and Related Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,880
25th Percentile Wage
$20,200
50th Percentile Wage
$31,110
75th Percentile Wage
$48,310
90th Percentile Wage
$70,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for athletes, coaches, umpires, and related workers in the industry sector of educational services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) athletes, coaches, umpires, and related workers is $70,790. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $31,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid athletes, coaches, umpires, and related workers is $17,880.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of athletes, coaches, umpires, and related workers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201631,1101.13%9.87%
201530,7601.53%-
201430,2904.66%-
201328,8802.91%-
201228,040--

Compare Athletes, Coaches, Umpires, and Related Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of athletes, coaches, umpires, and related workers in 21 industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for athletes, coaches, umpires, and related worker occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry with an annual salary $51,570. The lowest paying industry is the elementary and secondary schools - local government owned industry (annual salary $24,560). For detailed athletes, coaches, umpires, and related worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$51,570
Educational Services - State government owned
$50,600
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$46,780
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$45,620
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$43,310
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$37,890
Junior colleges - State government owned
$37,190
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$34,580
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$33,950
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$31,830
Educational Services
$31,110
Other schools and instruction - Local government owned
$30,690
Educational Services - Privately owned
$30,610
Other Schools and Instruction
$28,490
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$28,460
Educational Support Services
$27,260
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$27,240
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$26,210
Educational Services - Local government owned
$25,360
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$24,600
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$24,560

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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