Athletes and Sports Competitors (27-2021)

Occupation description:  Compete in athletic events.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 3031 3.32 24
United States 11,80012,700 7.5700 9001,690

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 88,30019,22026,390 51,370102,940*

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.


Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
8151 63.03.0 3.0
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation19
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation17
UI claimants previously working in occupation2
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 65
Number of job position postings 0
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.0

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: No formal educational credential Work experience: None On-the-job training: Long-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

 Degree
Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Certified Personal Trainer