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   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  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.


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 42,54018,67022,180 32,27051,01075,400
Alaska 46,13021,89033,410 43,37056,97068,220
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 45,20022,91033,670 41,79056,14066,340
Fairbanks North Star Borough 44,83020,72020,730 44,80057,71079,560
Balance of State 57,31022,39040,100 56,19062,40079,580

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
62994 14.924.5 18.7
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation300
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation115
UI claimants previously working in occupation5
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 205
Number of job position postings 43
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 4.8

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)
Emergency Trauma Technician (ETT) - MED05
First Aid/CPR/AED - S11
Wilderness First Aid - MED04
Wilderness First Responder Course (WFR) - MED07

 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 First Aid
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) Wilderness First Aid

 Degree
Northern Industrial Training   (Palmer)
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
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Physical Education BED
Physical Education BS
Teach Credential-Phys Ed LIC

 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