Head Coach (Major Sport) Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Major Sport (University) Head Coach, Head Coach (Major Sport), Major Sport (College) Head Coach

What is the average annual salary for Head Coach (Major Sport)?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Head Coach (Major Sport) may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Head Coach (Major Sport) in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Head Coach (Major Sport) in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Head Coach (Major Sport) in the United States is $71,733 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Head Coach (Major Sport) in the United States are expected to make less than $71,733.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $71,733
  • 10%$44,904
  • 25%$57,690
  • 75%$97,376
  • 90%$120,722

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Job Description for Head Coach (Major Sport)

Oversees the activities of an athletic team for a major sport. Plans and directs training of student athletes, and assesses individuals' abilities and skill level to determine appropriate team position. Assists players in reaching highest athletic potential possible through athletic training and leadership skills. Must be familiar with NCAA rules and regulations. May require a bachelor's degree in physical education and 4-6 years of coaching experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View Head Coach (Major Sport) job description

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Categories:  Sports and Recreation, Education

Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit

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