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
$18,340
25th Percentile Wage
$21,250
50th Percentile Wage
$31,730
75th Percentile Wage
$49,990
90th Percentile Wage
$74,810

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 $74,810. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $31,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid athletes, coaches, umpires, and related workers is $18,340.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of athletes, coaches, umpires, and related workers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$31,730
1.95% 11.63%
2016
$31,110
1.13% -
2015
$30,760
1.53% -
2014
$30,290
4.66% -
2013
$28,880
2.91% -
2012
$28,040
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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 23 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 - local government owned industry with an annual salary $58,140. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - privately owned industry (annual salary $24,840). 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 - Local government owned
$58,140
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$53,350
Educational Services - State government owned
$51,960
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$43,810
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$41,250
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$38,270
Junior colleges - State government owned
$37,230
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$36,620
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$36,540
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$34,100
Technical and Trade Schools
$33,870
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$32,060
Educational Services
$31,730
Educational Services - Privately owned
$30,930
Other schools and instruction - Local government owned
$30,690
Educational Support Services
$29,950
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$29,940
Other Schools and Instruction
$28,810
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$28,770
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$26,930
Educational Services - Local government owned
$26,710
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$25,780
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$24,840

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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