Cite this Article

Basketball Coach Jobs, Employment in Florida High school basketball coach Jobs in Florida

neuvoo
Search jobs
Search salary
Tax calculator

Log In

  • Job seeker
  • Employers
  • Publisher
Post a job offer

High School Basketball Coach salary in USA

Find out what is the average High School Basketball Coach salary


Search salary robot

Home |
Browse jobs |
Terms of Service & Privacy Policy |

Contact us |
API | &copy 2018 neuvoo

Quantcast

Career Trend CAREER TREND

Check out Careertrend.com’s exclusive Hardest Working Colleges report!

How Much Do High School Basketball Coaches Get Paid?

By Leonard Dozier; Updated September 26, 2017

...
Comstock/Comstock/Getty Images

Unlike professional and collegiate basketball, where coaches earn millon-dollar salaries, high school basketball coaches earn meager wages in comparison. In fact, a good number of them supplement their income as teachers or via other jobs. Salaries for high school basketball coaches are usually dependent on high school athletic budgets and, in some cases, the coaches’ credentials.

Average Salary

Coach Giving Pep Talk
Fuse/Fuse/Getty Images

According to Stateuniversity.com, high school basketball coaches earn between $800 and $3,000 per year. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) lists the average annual salary for elementary and secondary school (high school) coaches at $22,390 as of 2008. It adds that the lowest 10 percent of coaches earn less than $15,000 annually while the highest 10 percent earn more than $48,000 annually as o 2008.

Stipends

Basketball team and coach on bleachers
Jupiterimages/Stockbyte/Getty Images

It is customary for many basketball coaches across the country to earn stipends. Generally, coaches earning stipends are paid under $10,000 yearly. Some examples include Crown Point High School’s (Indiana) hiring of a new girls basketball coach at an annual stipend of $8,787 and Bastrop High School’s (Texas) stipend of $8,200 for head basketball coaches. In fact, this stipend is among the highest for head coaches in the school’s district.

Video of the Day

Brought to you by Sapling

Brought to you by Sapling

High-End Salaries

basketball game
Benis Arapovic/Hemera/Getty Images

Two schools in western Pennsylvania pay their coaches stipends over $10,000. Aliquippa High School and North Hills High School pay their coaches $10,500 and $11,000 respectively as of 2011. Additionally, Aliquippa’s head coach earns an additional bonus for making the playoffs. In an April 2011 article for Yahoo Sports, Cameron Smith cites high school blogger Adam Zagoria’s report that Kevin Boyle’s yearly salary is $130,000 annually at Montverde Academy in Florida as of 2011. According to Smith, this salary is higher than that of some NCAA Division I coaches.

Assistant Coaches

Coach with Player
Fuse/Fuse/Getty Images

Much like college and professional teams, head coaches are aided by assistant coaches. Generally, salaries for assistant coaches are much lower than head coaches. Vashon Island School District in Vashon, Washington, pays its assistant basketball coaches $1,058 per year as of 2011. As a whole, the salary range for assistant basketball coaches is between no money and $2,000 annually.

References

  • StateUniversity.com: Athletic Coach Job Description..
  • Bureau of Labor Statstics: Athletes, Coaches, Umpires, and Related Workers
  • Crown Point Community; C.P. Names former Star Its New Girls Varsity Basketball Coach; Steve Hanlon; May 2011
  • The Bastrop Advertiser; Special report: Coaches Brace for Pay Cuts; Michael Adams; April 2011
  • WTAE.com: Team 4: High School Coaching Salaries
  • Rivals High; Florida School to Pay Hoops Head Man More Than 4 NCAA Coaches; Cameron Smith; Aprl 2011

Find a Job

Job Search by ZipRecruiter

About the Author

Leonard Dozier is a freelance writer based in southern New Jersey and New York. His film and sports columns have been published by “Casino Connection Magazine” and Trev Rogers sports respectively. A prolific and extremely versatile writer, he is an ASCAP songwriter and has written screenplays and stage plays registered with the Writer’s Guild of America.

More Articles

  • The Average Salary of MLS Soccer Players
  • The Salaries of High School Coaches in New Jersey
  • The Salary of Pro Snowboarders
  • Salary for a Hockey Coach
  • NFL Football Referee Salary
  • The Average Professional Basketball Salary
A tool to create a citation to reference this article Cite this Article

Choose Citation Style

Dozier, Leonard. “How Much Do High School Basketball Coaches Get Paid?” Career Trend, https://careertrend.com/how-much-do-high-school-basketball-coaches-get-paid-13658949.html. 26 September 2017.
Dozier, Leonard. (2017, September 26). How Much Do High School Basketball Coaches Get Paid? Career Trend. Retrieved from https://careertrend.com/how-much-do-high-school-basketball-coaches-get-paid-13658949.html
Dozier, Leonard. “How Much Do High School Basketball Coaches Get Paid?” last modified September 26, 2017. https://careertrend.com/how-much-do-high-school-basketball-coaches-get-paid-13658949.html

Note: Depending on which text editor you’re pasting into, you might have to add the italics to the site name.

Related Content

How Much Does the Average Division I Football Coach Earn?

Pennsylvania High School Coaching Salaries

Related Occupations

Job Growth: +12.7% 2014-2016

Ironworkers $50,860

Job Growth: -6.1% 2014-2016

Electro-mechanical Technicians $55,610

Popular Articles

A Texas High School Football Coach’s Salary

Salary of an Ivy League Basketball Coach

Get the Job
Resumes and CVs
Applications
Cover Letters
Professional References
Interviews
Networking
Professional Licenses and Exams

Get Ahead
Get a Promotion
Negotiation
Professional Ethics
Professionalism
Dealing with Coworkers
Dealing with Bosses
Communication Skills
Managing the Office
Disabilities
Harassment and Discrimination
Unemployment

Career Paths
Compare Careers
Switching Careers
Training and Certifications
Start a Company

Students
Internships and
 Apprenticeships
Entry Level Jobs
College Degrees

Career Trend

  • About Us
  • Terms of Use
  • Privacy Policy
  • Copyright Policy
  • Contact Us
  • Find a Job
Copyright 2018 Leaf Group Ltd. / Leaf Group Media, All Rights Reserved.

AdChoices