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Athletes and Sports Competitors in Missouri

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

$44,430 Median Salary
  • Athletes and Sports Competitors in Missouri earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Athletes and Sports Competitors Work in Missouri?

In 2018, there were 550 Athletes and Sports Competitors working in the state.

There were 680 Athletes and Sports Competitors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 130 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Athletes and Sports Competitors in MO Employment Trend

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

Athletes and Sports Competitors in MO vs. the Average State

What do Athletes and Sports Competitors Make in Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Athletes and Sports Competitors ranged from $17,770 to $208,000 with $44,430 being the median annual salary.

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

Athletes and Sports Competitors Earnings: MO vs. National Average

Top Missouri 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
St. Louis, MO-IL 490 $36,540
Kansas City, MO-KS 140 n/a

Top States for Athletes and Sports Competitors Employment

The table below shows the states 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 MO Employment Total
Coaches and Scouts 3,380
Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials 1,200

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