Coaches and Scouts (27-2022)

Occupation description:  Instruct or coach groups or individuals in the fundamentals of sports. Demonstrate techniques and methods of participation. May evaluate athletes' strengths and weaknesses as possible recruits or to improve the athletes' technique to prepare them for competition. Those required to hold teaching degrees should be reported in the appropriate teaching category. Excludes Athletic Trainers (29-9091).

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 417441 5.82 1517
United States 250,600265,400 5.91,480 8,4609,940

Job outlook

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


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 41,00018,12020,860 31,46049,11071,940
Alaska 49,90023,24038,310 47,18057,19068,170
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 49,75023,25036,810 46,91058,06069,310
Fairbanks North Star Borough 52,49020,29020,300 53,93064,32083,380
Southeast Region 48,83036,31041,750 45,21048,66050,730

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
63475 11.826.8 19.9
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation303
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation95
UI claimants previously working in occupation4
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 188
Number of job position postings 48
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 3.9

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

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
ABC of Alaska   (Anchorage)
Bloodborne Pathogens

 Degree
Alaska Teamster-Employer Service Training Trust   (Anchorage)
First Aid/CPR and AED

 Degree
Alaska Technical Center   (Kotzebue)
CPR/First Aid

 Degree
Alaska West Training Center   (Fairbanks)
First Aid/CPR/AED - S11
Wilderness First Aid - S12

 Degree
AVTEC   (Seward)
Basic First Aid and CPR Certificate

 Degree
Beacon Occupational Health and Safety Services   (Anchorage)
Bloodborne Pathogens
CPR with AED and First Aid Certificate

 Degree
Center for Employment Education   (Anchorage)
First Aid/CPR and AED Certificate

 Degree
Environmental Management Inc   (Anchorage)
American Heart Association CPR/First Aid

 Degree
Multimed   (Anchorage)
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) Wilderness First Aid
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) Basic First Aid and ASHI CPR & AED
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) Basic First Aid for the Community and Workplace
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) Blood Borne Pathogens
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) CPR and AED for the Community & Workplace
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) Wilderness Basic First Aid
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) Wilderness First Aid

 Degree
Northern Industrial Training   (Palmer)
Bloodborne Pathogens / 045
First Aid/CPR/AED / 048

 Degree
Partners for Progress in Delta, Inc   (Delta Junction)
First Aid/CPR/AED

 Degree
Satori Group Inc   (Anchorage)
CPR/First Aid Certificate

 Degree
Southwest Alaska Vocational and Education Center   (Igiugig)
CPR/1st Aid Certificate

 Degree
Team One Alaska   (Anchorage)
Heartsaver CPR/AED
Heartsaver First Aid
Heartsaver First Aid/CPR Combination

 Degree
TSS - The Safety Specialists   (Ketchikan)
Bloodborne Pathogens
CPR/First Aid with AED

 Degree
VIP Alaska   (Kenai)
AED
CPR
First Aid
First Aid and CPR with AED

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

 Degree
Wilderness Medicine Institute of NOLS   (Lander)
Wilderness First Aid Certificate