Coaches

National Occupation Code (NOC): 5252  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Coaches prepare and train individual athletes or teams for competitive events. They are employed by national and provincial sports organizations, professional and amateur sports teams, sports clubs and universities or they may be self-employed. This unit group also includes sports scouts who identify and recruit athletes for professional sports teams. They are employed by professional sports organizations.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Amateur Athletics Team Coach
  • Amateur Sports Team Coach
  • Amateur Track And Field Team Coach
  • Athletic Boxing Trainer
  • Athletics Coach
  • Athletics Team Coach
  • Baseball Coach
  • Baseball Manager-coach
  • Baseball Scout
  • Baseball Team Coach
  • Basketball Scout
  • Basketball Team Coach
  • Bobsled Coach
  • Bobsleigh Coach
  • Boxing Trainer
  • Coach
  • Cycling Coach
  • Figure Skating Coach
  • Football Coach
  • Football Scout
  • Football Team Coach
  • Gymnastics Coach
  • Head Coach
  • Hockey Coach
  • Hockey Scout
  • Hockey Team Coach
  • Junior Hockey Coach
  • Kickboxing Trainer
  • Lacrosse Coach
  • Lacrosse Scout
  • Lacrosse Team Coach
  • Luge Coach
  • Luge Instructor
  • National Team Coach
  • Professional Athletes Team Coach
  • Professional Sports Scout
  • Professional Sports Team Coach
  • Professional Team Coach
  • Provincial Team Coach
  • Ski Coach
  • Soccer Coach
  • Sports Coach
  • Sports Scout
  • Swim Coach
  • Swimming Coach
  • Tennis Coach
  • Track And Field Athletes Coach
  • Track And Field Coach
  • Track And Field Team Coach
  • Volleyball Coach
  • Water-polo Coach
  • Coach
  • Figure Skating Coach
  • Football Scout
  • Gymnastics Coach
  • Head Coach
  • Hockey Coach
  • Hockey Scout
  • National Team Coach
  • Soccer Coach
  • Sports Scout
  • Swimming Coach
  • Volleyball Coach

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for coaches.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $12,237
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $32,127
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $16,063
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $21,261
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for coaches.

Gender Median Income
Male $21,261
Female $31,489
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (31 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for coaches.

$27,300.00
Lowest Observed
$187,200.00
Highest Observed
$37,050.00
25th Percentile
$59,118.16
Average
$48,750.00
Median
$71,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for coaches

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 35
25 to 34 years 120
35 to 44 years 130
45 to 54 years 125
55 to 64 years 70
65 to 74 years 10
75 years and over 0
Total 495
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for coaches. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 280
Part Time 185
Total 470
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for coaches. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 280
Female 215
Total 495
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for coaches. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 310
Self Employed 185
Total 495
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for coaches. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 470
Unemployed 25
Total 495
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for coaches. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 10
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 100
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 20
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 110
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 225
Total 470
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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