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Occupational Employment Statistics


27-2022 Coaches and Scouts

Instruct or coach groups or individuals in the fundamentals of sports. Demonstrate techniques and methods of participation. May evaluate athletes' strengths and weaknesses as possible recruits or to improve the athletes' technique to prepare them for competition. Those required to hold teaching degrees should be reported in the appropriate teaching category. Excludes "Athletic Trainers" (29-9091).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northeast Minnesota 16026$44,664.43/yr$22,973.18/yr$25,957.30/yr$32,251.59/yr$48,506.00/yr$74,324.63/yr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services3,270N/A
Leisure and Hospitality1,140N/A
Other Services150N/A
Public Administration90N/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State 30$29,481.30/yrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 90$41,580.80/yrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 90$29,894.14/yrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 140$40,646.08/yrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 160$32,251.59/yr18.3%
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 160$32,445.31/yrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 160$41,580.80/yrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 170$37,378.26/yrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 170$40,035.29/yrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 270$29,100.21/yrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 280$29,936.49/yrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 290$30,706.07/yr21.6%
Southeast Minnesota 300$38,666.55/yr20.2%
Central Minnesota 360$41,262.17/yr19.9%
Northwest Minnesota 410$32,177.49/yrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 510$41,231.47/yrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,120$40,363.44/yr24.4%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 3,330$40,553.99/yrN/A
Minnesota 4,660$40,215.24/yr22.5%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 1,770$24.77/hrN/A
Recreation Workers 5,630$16.54/hr14.0%
Recreational Therapists 580$24.40/hr13.1%

  • Plan and direct physical conditioning programs that will enable athletes to achieve maximum performance.
  • Plan, organize, and conduct practice sessions.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements and travel with team to away contests.
  • Monitor athletes' use of equipment to ensure safe and proper use.
  • Counsel student athletes on academic, athletic, and personal issues.
  • Provide training direction, encouragement, motivation, and nutritional advice to prepare athletes for games, competitive events, or tours.
  • Adjust coaching techniques, based on the strengths and weaknesses of athletes.
  • Evaluate athletes' skills and review performance records to determine their fitness and potential in a particular area of athletics.
  • Plan strategies and choose team members for individual games or sports seasons.
  • Instruct individuals or groups in sports rules, game strategies, and performance principles, such as specific ways of moving the body, hands, or feet, to achieve desired results.