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 EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 28024$39,405.35/yr$20,890.50/yr$24,840.09/yr$36,842.49/yr$48,547.80/yr$62,923.82/yr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services2,940N/A
Leisure and Hospitality1,220N/A
Other Services90N/A
Public Administration230N/A
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/A$27,541.32/yrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 40$42,181.86/yrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 70$38,051.17/yrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 70$46,372.58/yr2.1%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 80$37,898.56/yrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 120$40,136.87/yrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 130$34,988.77/yrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 150$40,248.78/yrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 150$37,776.47/yrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 160$35,731.48/yrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 230$40,064.63/yr1.9%
Northwest Minnesota 280$36,842.49/yr0.0%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 350$27,612.54/yrN/A
Central Minnesota 380$35,283.82/yr0.0%
Southeast Balance of State 390$23,502.20/yrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 530$32,727.06/yr-2.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,100$39,529.47/yr21.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 3,330$38,936.32/yrN/A
Minnesota 4,500$38,421.51/yr15.4%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers 4,790$19.23/hr7.7%
Education Administrators, All Other 1,130$36.26/hr10.8%
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 20,360$20.02/hr2.6%

  • Adjust coaching techniques, based on the strengths and weaknesses of athletes.
  • Provide training direction, encouragement, motivation, and nutritional advice to prepare athletes for games, competitive events, or tours.
  • 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.
  • Monitor athletes' use of equipment to ensure safe and proper use.
  • Teach instructional courses and advise students.
  • Plan, organize, and conduct practice sessions.
  • Evaluate athletes' skills and review performance records to determine their fitness and potential in a particular area of athletics.
  • Explain and enforce safety rules and regulations.
  • Plan and direct physical conditioning programs that will enable athletes to achieve maximum performance.
  • Keep and review paper, computerized, and video records of athlete, team, and opposing team performance.