Coaches and scouts

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
225k
Average Age
33.6
Estimated Job Growth
11.8%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$34,724
Average Male Salary
$45,307
Average Female Salary
$22,388

About

Coaches and scouts are most often employed by the Amusement & Recreation industry. The average yearly wage for Coaches and scouts was $34,724 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Coaches and scouts by wage are Floral designers, Upholsterers, and Customer service representatives.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Coaches and scouts are Eagle, Summit, Grand & Jackson Counties PUMA, CO, Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC, and Fort Collins City PUMA, CO. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Coaches and scouts are Eagle, Summit, Grand & Jackson Counties PUMA, CO, Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC, and Aurora Township PUMA, IL.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Coaches and scouts and on wages and locations for those in the field. Amusement & Recreation is the industry that employs the most Coaches and scouts, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Coaches and scouts, by average wage, is Nondepository credit & related activities. Coaches and scouts are paid most in Murrysville Municipality & New Kensington City PUMA, PA but are relatively concentrated in Eagle, Summit, Grand & Jackson Counties PUMA, CO.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$34,724
AVERAGE SALARY
± $2,801

In 2020, Coaches and scouts earned an average of $34,724, $21,230 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Upholsterers make somewhat more than Coaches and scouts while Floral designers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Coaches and scouts as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.601
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Coaches and scouts had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.601, which is higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly for Coaches and scouts (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Coaches and scouts.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Coaches and scouts.

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Industries

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Coaches and scouts, by average wage, are Nondepository credit & related activities, Performing arts companies, and Aircraft & parts manufacturing.

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Industries by Share

225k
2020 Workforce
± 11,648
3.59%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 7.12%

The number of people employed as Coaches and scouts has been growing at a rate of 3.59%, from 217,603 people in 2019 to 225,420 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Coaches and scouts employed by various industries. Amusement & Recreation employs the largest share of Coaches and scouts at  33.5%, followed by Other schools & instruction and educational support services with 25.1% and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 18.6%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Coaches and scouts in the US. The average age of male Coaches and scouts in the workforce is 35.7 and of female Coaches and scouts is 31.1, and the most common race/ethnicity for Coaches and scouts is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

121k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 8,548
104k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 7,918

53.8% of Coaches and scouts are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Coaches and scouts.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Coaches and scouts
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

70.8% of Coaches and scouts are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 9.53% of Coaches and scouts, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Coaches and scouts.

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Age by Sex

35.7
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.02
31.1
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.09

The median age of Coaches and scouts is 33.6, and Male employees are generally 4.53 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Coaches and scouts from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Coaches and scouts is Business but a relatively high number of Coaches and scouts hold a major in Parks, Recreation, & Leisure.

Majors

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Coaches and Scouts from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Coaches and Scouts are expected to see a growth of 11.8% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow more than the national average.

Job Growth

11.8%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Coaches and Scouts. This profession is expected to grow more than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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