Sports Statistician Salary

Save

Most sports statisticians record and analyze the performances of athletes at the professional, college and secondary school levels. They might record how many yards a quarterback throws for during a football season, how often a baseball hitter gets on base, how many offensive rebounds a basketball player averages per game, or the first-serve percentage of a tennis player during a match. Some statisticians specialize in a particular area. For example, academic sports statisticians analyze data to look for trends. Some statisticians, called sabermetricians, develop and analyze complex performance metrics to more accurately assess a player's performance. Statisticians who record statistics at games are known as scorers or statistical recorders. Sports statisticians typically work irregular hours, which depend on the days and times of sports events. Many sports statisticians work part-time.

What Sports Statisticians Earn

  • Academic sports statisticians typically work at colleges and are paid to analyze sports data as part of their work as professors. Some statistical recorders volunteer their services and do not receive any compensation. Paid sports statisticians receive varying wages which depend on their experience, employer, location and other factors. The average annual salary for sports statisticians was $36,000 in July 2014, according to the SimplyHired job site.

Related Searches

References

  • Photo Credit william87/iStock/Getty Images
Promoted By Zergnet

Comments

You May Also Like

Related Searches

Check It Out

3 Day-to-Night Outfits for the Work Week

M
Is DIY in your DNA? Become part of our maker community.
Submit Your Work!