The salary statistics of coaches and scouts are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of coaches and scouts within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The coaches and scouts annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for coaches and scouts. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) coaches and scouts is $71,940. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $31,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,120. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 297% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of coaches and scouts from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of coaches and scouts in 10 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for coaches and scouts occupations is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector with an annual salary $34,590. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $23,050).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
From the above tables we note that not only coaches and scouts salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of coaches and scouts in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,280 to $51,090. The highest paying state for coaches and scouts is Hawaii with a median annual salary of $51,090. The lowest paying state is Maine with a median annual salary of $18,280. For more salary information of coaches and scouts profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|West Virginia|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|Virgin Islands|| |
|New York|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |