Athletes and Sports Competitors (27-2021)

Occupation description:  Compete in athletic events.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 4751 8.50 22
United States 13,70014,500 5.680 460540

Job outlook

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


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 83,73019,54026,390 47,71095,290*

* 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

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
9553 55.811.6 9.3
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation17
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation16
UI claimants previously working in occupation2
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 63
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