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
Southeast Minnesota 44073$37,261.89/yr$20,896.16/yr$24,282.87/yr$34,645.07/yr$46,500.58/yr$60,373.76/yr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services3,640N/A
Leisure and Hospitality930N/A
Other Services80N/A
Public Administration220N/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/A$41,454.87/yrN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/A$25,097.22/yrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 70$34,554.14/yrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 100$32,866.85/yrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 160$30,118.68/yrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 170$28,471.80/yrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 180$24,258.62/yrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 190$38,272.25/yrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 200$23,178.55/yr2.1%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 260$28,694.08/yrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 260$29,633.71/yrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 290$27,623.11/yrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 360$30,256.09/yr1.9%
Central Minnesota 410$32,136.36/yr0.0%
Southeast Minnesota 440$34,645.07/yr-2.2%
Northwest Minnesota 1,040$25,533.69/yr0.0%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,890$38,038.86/yr21.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 3,120$37,797.38/yrN/A
Minnesota 4,880$34,998.70/yr15.4%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Education Administrators, All Other 950$36.78/hr10.8%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 19,370$20.88/hr2.6%
Recreation Workers 8,640$13.68/hr8.7%

  • 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.