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Athletes and Sports Competitors in South Carolina

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Athletes and Sports Competitors in South Carolina

Is South Carolina a good place for you to work as an Athlete or Sports Competitor?

7.5% Jobs Projection
$30,470 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Athletes and Sports Competitors Work in South Carolina?

220 people worked as Athletes and Sports Competitors in 2018 in this state.

There were 180 Athletes and Sports Competitors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Athletes and Sports Competitors in SC Employment Trend

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

Athletes and Sports Competitors in SC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for South Carolina

Jobs for Athletes and Sports Competitors in this state are growing at a rate of 7.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.6%.

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

South Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 60 annual Athletes and Sports Competitors job openings in South Carolina, and 430 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Athletes and Sports Competitors Make in South Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Athletes and Sports Competitors ranged from $16,650 to $61,860 with $30,470 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in South Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Athletes and Sports Competitors Earnings: SC vs. National Average

Top South Carolina 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
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 50 $28,390
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC 40 $28,220
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 30 $36,870

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 SC Employment Total
Coaches and Scouts 3,390

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