Browse Average Salary Ranges for Sports and Recreation Jobs

What are the average salary ranges for jobs in the Sports and Recreation category ? There are a wide range of jobs in the Sports and Recreation category and their pay varies significantly based on job title. Salaries below are U.S. national averages data from December 28, 2018.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleAssistant Athletic Director - Academic Compliance Experience5 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$78,356  
69.04%
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Manages academic counseling unit for a university/college's athletic program. Ensures compliance with NCAA and conference rules and regulations regarding academics. Advises athletes on academic decisi More

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Student Athletics Academic Advising Manager
Job TitleAssistant Athletic Director - Compliance Experience5 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$69,619  
61.34%
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Maintains institutional control of the compliance system for a university/college's athletic program. Develops procedures and policies to monitor and ensure compliance with all NCAA and conference rul More

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NCAA Athletic Compliance Manager
Job TitleAssistant Coach (Major Sport) Experience4 - 7 Education Avg. Salary$52,417  
46.19%
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Coaches and demonstrates athletic team with skills, techniques, and strategies for maximum athletic performance. Analyzes player performance to determine improvement plan for the group or individual p More

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Assistant Coach (Major Sport) - Higher Ed.
College Assistant Coach (Major Sport)
University Assistant Coach (Major Sport)
Job TitleAssistant Coach (Major Sport) - Higher Ed. Experience4 - 7 Education Avg. Salary$52,500  
46.26%
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Coaches and demonstrates athletic team with skills, techniques, and strategies for maximum athletic performance. Analyzes player performance to determine improvement plan for the group or individual p More

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Assistant Coach (Major Sport)
College Assistant Coach (Major Sport)
University Assistant Coach (Major Sport)
Job TitleAssistant Coach (Minor Sport) Experience4 - 7 Education Avg. Salary$44,164  
38.91%
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Coaches and demonstrates minor sport athletic team with skills, techniques, and strategies for maximum athletic performance. Analyzes player performance to determine improvement plan for the group or More

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Assistant Coach (Minor Sport) - Higher Ed.
College Assistant Coach (Minor Sport)
University Assistant Coach (Minor Sport)
Job TitleAssistant Coach (Minor Sport) - Higher Ed. Experience4 - 7 Education Avg. Salary$44,200  
38.95%
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Coaches and demonstrates minor sport athletic team with skills, techniques, and strategies for maximum athletic performance. Analyzes player performance to determine improvement plan for the group or More

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Assistant Coach (Minor Sport)
College Assistant Coach (Minor Sport)
University Assistant Coach (Minor Sport)
Job TitleAssistant Golf Course Superintendent Experience2 + EducationAssociates Avg. Salary$39,900  
35.16%
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Assists the Superintendent in the overall maintenance and care of the golf course, including turf/grass management, irrigation, and chemical applications (e.g., fertilizer, pesticides) to ensure quali More

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Golf Superintendent - Assistant
Golf Course Foreman
Job TitleAthletics Director - Higher Ed. Experience Education Avg. Salary$113,493  
100.00%
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Develops strategies and plans for university athletics department, including intramural, intercollegiate, and recreation athletics. Is responsible for fundraising, publicity, ticket pricing and distri More

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College Athletics Director
University Athletics Director
Job TitleCampus Recreation and Wellness Programs Director Experience5 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$69,600  
61.33%
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Manages operations of all non-varsity and club (intramural) sports program. Monitors funds and scheduling and oversees recreation facilities. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a head More

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Campus Recreation Director
Job TitleCampus Recreation Director Experience5 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$69,574  
61.30%
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Manages operations of all non-varsity and club (intramural) sports program. Monitors funds and scheduling and oversees recreation facilities. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a head More

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Campus Recreation and Wellness Programs Director

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