Highest Paying Sports Careers

Hey there, sports fans. Here's a list of the highest paying jobs in the sports world.

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Hey there, sports fans. Here's a list of the highest paying jobs in the sports world.

1. Sports Medicine Physician

Sports Medicine Physician

Sports Medicine Physician

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$204k
Growth
+11.4%
Satisfaction
4.5 / 5

A sports medicine physician is a doctor who specializes in taking care of people who have sports injuries.

2. Fitness and Wellness Coordinator

Fitness and Wellness Coordinator

Fitness and Wellness Coordinator

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$75k
Growth
+10.7%
Satisfaction
3.5 / 5

A fitness and wellness coordinator is someone who works for a gym or health facility and coordinates or plans all of their fitness and wellness activities - such as exercise classes, health seminars, and special events.

3. Golf Pro

Golf Pro

Golf Pro

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$47k
Growth
N/A
Satisfaction
3.5 / 5

A golf pro is someone who earns money by either teaching or playing golf.

4. Athlete

Athlete

Athlete

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$40k
Growth
+7.6%
Satisfaction
4.2 / 5

An athlete is someone who possesses a natural or acquired ability for physical exercise or sports, particularly to be performed in a competitive nature.

5. Physical Education Teacher

Physical Education Teacher

Physical Education Teacher

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$45k
Growth
+9.7%
Satisfaction
3.4 / 5

Physical education teachers, commonly known as Phys Ed or P.E.

6. Exercise Physiologist

Exercise Physiologist

Exercise Physiologist

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$37k
Growth
+13.2%
Satisfaction
3.4 / 5

An exercise physiologist studies the human body's physiology during exercise and physical exertion.

7. Athletic Trainer

Athletic Trainer

Athletic Trainer

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$44k
Growth
+22.7%
Satisfaction
3.4 / 5

An athletic trainer is a highly qualified health care professional who works with physicians to provide preventative services, clinical diagnosis, treatment of injuries and medical conditions, emergency care, and therapeutic intervention.

8. Sports Broadcaster

Sports Broadcaster

Sports Broadcaster

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$61k
Growth
N/A
Satisfaction
4.1 / 5

A sports broadcaster is someone who provides coverage of sporting events using a variety of different media outlets, such as radio, television, and the internet.

9. Fitness Trainer

Fitness Trainer

Fitness Trainer

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$52k
Growth
+10.0%
Satisfaction
3.6 / 5

A fitness trainer is someone who leads, instructs, and motivates individuals or groups in exercise activities, including cardiovascular exercise (exercises for the heart and blood system), strength training, and stretching.