Coaches and Scouts Salary Information

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 [1].

Table 1. Coaches and Scouts Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,120
25th Percentile Wage
$20,860
50th Percentile Wage
$31,460
75th Percentile Wage
$49,110
90th Percentile Wage
$71,940

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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of coaches and scouts from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201631,4601.46%9.85%
201531,0001.16%-
201430,6404.86%-
201329,1502.71%-
201228,360--

Table 2. Coaches and Scouts Salary by Industry Sector

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
$34,590
Health Care and Social Assistance
$34,380
Retail Trade
$31,450
Federal, State, and Local Government
$31,370
Educational Services
$31,140
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$30,500
Accommodation and Food Services
$28,380
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$25,420
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$25,370
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$23,050

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Coaches and Scouts by States

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
Hawaii
$51,090
Alaska
$47,180
West Virginia
$45,510
District of Columbia
$45,450
New Jersey
$45,180
Florida
$40,700
Louisiana
$40,560
Virgin Islands
$40,430
Texas
$40,010
Arkansas
$39,910
Connecticut
$39,090
New York
$38,360
Massachusetts
$38,280
Minnesota
$37,500
Georgia
$36,760
Maryland
$36,520
Washington
$36,200
Mississippi
$36,180
Rhode Island
$34,550
California
$34,210
South Carolina
$33,940
Tennessee
$33,820
New Hampshire
$31,310
North Carolina
$31,220
Oregon
$30,640
South Dakota
$30,290
Virginia
$29,290
Oklahoma
$29,080
Arizona
$28,950
Vermont
$27,970
Pennsylvania
$27,880
Colorado
$27,610
Kansas
$27,580
Delaware
$27,330
North Dakota
$26,570
Illinois
$26,550
Nevada
$25,830
Kentucky
$24,930
Missouri
$24,930
Michigan
$24,670
Wisconsin
$24,560
Utah
$23,720
Wyoming
$23,710
Nebraska
$23,370
Ohio
$22,840
Indiana
$22,340
Montana
$21,730
New Mexico
$21,330
Alabama
$20,840
Idaho
$19,800
Puerto Rico
$19,410
Iowa
$19,200
Maine
$18,280


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