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Athletes and Sports Competitors in Colorado

Considering a career as an Athlete or Sports Competitor in Colorado?

24.6% Jobs Projection
$192,940 Median Salary
100 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Athletes and Sports Competitors in Colorado are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Athletes and Sports Competitors in Colorado is growing faster than average.

  • Athletes and Sports Competitors in Colorado earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Athletes and Sports Competitors Work in Colorado?

There were approximately 370 workers employed as Athletes and Sports Competitors in this state in 2018.

There were 440 Athletes and Sports Competitors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 70 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Athletes and Sports Competitors in CO Employment Trend

The typical state has 275 Athletes and Sports Competitors working in it, which means Colorado has more Athletes and Sports Competitors than average.

Athletes and Sports Competitors in CO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Athletes and Sports Competitors in this state are growing at a rate of 24.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.6%.

Job Projections for Athletes and Sports Competitors: Nation vs. CO

Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 100 annual job openings, and a total of 710 jobs for Colorado Athletes and Sports Competitors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,700 annual jobs and 12,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Athletes and Sports Competitors Make in Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Athletes and Sports Competitors ranged from $21,960 to $208,000 with $192,940 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Colorado is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Athletes and Sports Competitors Earnings: CO vs. National Average

Top Colorado Metros for Athletes and Sports Competitors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Athletes and Sports Competitors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 260 $208,000

Top States for Athletes and Sports Competitors Employment

View the list below to see where most Athletes and Sports Competitors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Florida 1,320 $47,580
California 1,060 $89,050
Pennsylvania 800 $35,810
Arizona 580 $0
Missouri 550 $44,430
Illinois 540 $0
Indiana 520 $0
Colorado 370 $192,940
Massachusetts 340 $48,030
Texas 310 $80,200
Tennessee 310 $0
New York 300 $66,710
Georgia 290 $30,760
North Carolina 290 $0
Connecticut 280 $67,880
Oklahoma 270 $0
Maryland 230 $38,000
Louisiana 230 $0
South Carolina 220 $30,470
Utah 180 $48,690

Below are the states where Athletes and Sports Competitors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Colorado $192,940
California $89,050
Texas $80,200
Nevada $70,810
Connecticut $67,880
New York $66,710
New Jersey $60,060
Washington $57,060
Rhode Island $56,870
Utah $48,690

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Occupation CO Employment Total
Coaches and Scouts 7,930
Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials 950

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