Athlete earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Athlete salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Indiana $99,100
Massachusetts $99,010
Virginia $98,380
Oregon $78,460
New York $77,030
Kansas $75,550
Iowa $62,400
Pennsylvania $60,870
North Carolina $60,820
California $59,520
Rhode Island $56,870
Louisiana $49,720
Ohio $49,610
New Mexico $49,460
Missouri $49,330
Kentucky $48,740
Maryland $46,220
Illinois $44,470
Nebraska $43,490
South Carolina $38,920
Michigan $38,880
Mississippi $37,600
Wisconsin $30,810
Oklahoma $30,670
Nevada $29,910
Arkansas $28,790
Arizona $26,200
Alabama $24,920
New Jersey $187,010
Texas $186,980
Minnesota $182,690
Colorado $174,810
Washington $163,060
Utah $150,830
Georgia $129,690
Florida $124,490
Connecticut $102,160

How do athlete salaries compare to similar careers?

Athletes earn 103% more than similar careers in Louisiana.

Career Median Salary
Fitness coordinator salary $76K
Exercise physiologist salary $47K
Athletic trainer salary $47K
Sports scout salary $38K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)