• Coaches and Scouts
  • Education and Training
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 38,390
    $18,450 range bar $88,860
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Fast Growing
  • Coaches teach athletes the skills they need to succeed at their sport. Scouts look for new players, evaluating their skills and chances for success at college, amateur, or professional levels.

What do they typically do

  • Call plays and make decisions about strategy and player substitutions during games
  • Plan, organize, and conduct practice sessions
  • Keep records of athletes' and opponents' performance
  • Provide direction, encouragement, and motivation to prepare athletes for games
  • Instruct athletes on proper techniques, game strategies, sportsmanship, and the rules of the sport
  • Plan strategies and choose team members for each game
  • Plan and direct physical conditioning programs to help athletes achieve maximum performance
  • Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of individual athletes and opposing teams

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +1.1%
Job Opening 1,192

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Education & Training

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