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Sports Director Salary

$68,547 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sports Director is $68,547 a year and $33 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Sports Director is between $49,163 and $84,518. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Sports Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Directs and coordinates activities of personnel engaged in broadcasting sports news or sports events over radio or television network or for individual station: plans broadcast coverage of sports events, such as baseball, basketball, and football games or boxing matches.
  • Directs or arranges for setup of remote broadcast facilities.
  • Hires and assigns staff personnel to operate and direct broadcasting activities and to announce event.
  • Directs preparation and broadcast of sports news and commentaries.
  • Plans for and arranges employment of well-known individuals (personalities) to serve as guest commentators for special events or programs.
  • May participate in broadcasts and interview sport personalities during broadcast, depending on size of station.
Sports Director Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Producers and Directors

Job family population: 117,520

Estimated population of Sports Director jobs: 2,937

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Sports Director Job Listings for United States

Sports Director
Apr 16
Fargo, ND, USA
Red River Broadcast Company, LLC.
Do you understand that sports is news? If you want to read highlights, don't bother applying. If you want to break stories, let's talk. Primary duties include anchoring/producing evening sportscasts.
Sports Minded Marketing Communications Representative
Jun 17
Palatine, IL, USA
Leadership and Management Training Program
No direct mailing!) * Leadership skills. * Effective communication techniques. * Marketing ... Sports Management, and related fields. * Willingness to succeed and train in an entry level ...
Sports Fans! Marketing Assistant Needed (Entry Level / 100% Training)
Jun 16
Berkeley, CA, USA
Now Hiring!
Runs point on meeting with coordinating account directors * Provided daily oversight and guidance ... Sports Fanatic * Leadership abilities * Insightful and attention to detail orientated * Wiling to ...
Clinic Director (PT) Outpatient Ortho/Sports Med
Jun 7
Brandywine, MD, USA
CCI Rehab Services
Physical Therapist (PT) Clinic Director for an Orthopedic/Sports Medicine Clinic. Exceptional Opportunity to grow with a network of not for profit Outpatient Orthopedic/Sports Medicine Clinics in ...
Sales Rep - Management Training
Jun 17
Carson City, NV, USA
Renown Enterprises Inc
... sports director, sports league official, business systems analyst, assistant manager, office support worker, admin support worker, human resources, full time recruiter, entry level recruiter, real ...
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