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Athletes and Sports Competitors in Nebraska

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11.1% Jobs Projection
$43,490 Median Salary
10 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Athletes and Sports Competitors Work in Nebraska?

In 2018, there were 90 Athletes and Sports Competitors working in the state.

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

Athletes and Sports Competitors in NE vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Nebraska

Jobs for Athletes and Sports Competitors in this state are growing at a rate of 11.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.6%.

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

Nebraska Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 10 annual job openings, and 100 total jobs in 2026 for Athletes and Sports Competitors in this state.

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

What do Athletes and Sports Competitors Make in Nebraska?

In 2018 wages for Athletes and Sports Competitors ranged from $19,310 to $120,150 with $43,490 being the median annual salary.

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

Athletes and Sports Competitors Earnings: NE vs. National Average

Top Nebraska 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
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 70 $53,050

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 NE Employment Total
Coaches and Scouts 1,200
Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials 150

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