ANZSCO 452317

Other Sports Coaches and Instructors

EMPLOYED

8,800

PART-TIME SHARE

57%

FEMALE SHARE

28%

MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNINGS

N/A

MEDIAN AGE

26

ANNUAL EMPLOYMENT GROWTH

N/A

Other Sports Coaches or Instructors coach, train and instruct sportspeople by analysing their performances and developing their abilities. Specialisations include basketball coach, cricket coach, football coach, sports trainer, and windsurfing instructor.

  • Coaches, trains and instructs sportspeople by analysing performances and developing abilities
  • Motivates sportspeople and supervises practice sessions
  • Recruits players and other coaching staff
  • Arranges entries into sporting competitions
  • Promotes sports and skills development, and oversees the participation of young people in sport
  • Officiates at sporting events to enforce rules
  • Co-ordinates and directs sporting activities, and liaises with other officials to interpret and enforce rules and regulations relating to sport
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    Hours worked

    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Hours worked Other Sports Coaches and Instructors All Occupations
    Share of workers who work full-time hours 21% 59%
    Average full-time hours worked per week 45 hours 44 hours

    Industries

    Other Sports Coaches and Instructors work in industries like:

    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.

    States and territories

    New South Wales

    28.9%

    Victoria

    27.9%

    Queensland

    20.3%

    South Australia

    6.0%

    Tasmania

    1.5%

    Northern Territory

    0.5%

    Australian Capital Territory

    3.0%

    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.

    Age and gender

    Age and Gender Profile
    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Age and Gender Other Sports Coaches and Instructors All Occupations
    Median age 26 years 40 years
    Female share of employment 28% 49%
    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Age Profile (% Share) All Occupations Other Sports Coaches and Instructors
    15–19 5.2 26.4
    20–24 9.1 20.5
    25–34 22.7 16.2
    35–44 22.3 14.3
    45–54 20.4 11.9
    55–59 8.8 3.9
    60–64 6.5 3.3
    65 and Over 4.9 3.4

    Education

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    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence. Highest qualification completed by workers in this job (in any field of study).
    Qualifications needed by new workers might be different from the qualifications of workers already in the job.
    Note: the sum of the educational attainment categories may not add up to 100% due to the exclusion of non-descriptive categories such as not stated responses.
    Highest Level of Educational Attainment (% Share) All Occupations Other Sports Coaches and Instructors
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate 12.2 5.6
    Bachelor degree 23.2 17.8
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma 11.1 9.2
    Certificate III/IV 19.5 10.6
    Year 12 15.9 35.0
    Year 11 4.0 6.3
    Year 10 and below 9.7 10.7
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