Head Coach Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$42,000
$26,000
Min 10%
$42,000
Median 50%
$67,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Nike
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
New York
Average Experience Level
2.9 years
How much does a head coach make?
Head Coaches in America make an average salary of $42,531 per year or $20.45 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $26,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $67,000. Education companies and Non Profits companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Some of the states with the best Head Coach salaries are New York, Michigan, New Mexico, New Jersey, and Maine. The typical tenure for a Head Coach is 2.9 years.
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Average Head Coach Salary By Location

Head Coaches in the US makes an average salary of $42,531 per year or $20.45 per hour. Working in New York, NY as a Head Coach will pay you the highest wages at around $58,601 per year. Even an entry-level Head Coach makes $28,000 per year in New York, NY. New York, Michigan, New Mexico, New Jersey, and Maine are the states with the highest payscale for Head Coaches. Ohio, South Carolina, Colorado, South Dakota, and Montana are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of Head Coach Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Head Coaches earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Head Coach Salary By Company

Head Coaches report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Head Coaches are in Education companies and Non Profits companies. Head Coaches at Nike and Great Falls Public Schools report the highest salaries. If you can find a job at a company like WTS International or WYSU 88.5 FM, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Head Coaches.

Average Head Coach Pay By Industry

Head Coach salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Health Care companies, Hospitality companies, and Manufacturing companies pay their Head Coaches well. Health Care companies pay their Head Coaches the highest wages, averaging $45,725 per year. Hospitality companies and Manufacturing companies pay well too, at $43,346 and $43,235, respectively. At $42,312, the average salary for Head Coaches in the Education industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Health Care
Health Care
$45,725
$46k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$43,346
$43k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$43,235
$43k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$42,383
$42k
Education
Education
$42,312
$42k

Head Coach Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

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