Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Athletes participate in competitive sports events on an amateur or professional basis. They play team sports such as hockey, baseball, football and lacrosse, or compete in individual sports such as skiing, figure skating, boxing or track and field. Athletes are employed by professional team organizations or they may be self-employed.
athlete, baseball player, boxer, figure skater, football player, golfer, harness race driver, hockey player, jockey, professional athlete, skier, sprinter, track athlete.
- Train under the direction of a coach or trainer to qualify for competition
- Attend scheduled practice and training sessions
- Participate in local, regional, provincial, national or international competitions and sporting events
- Assess performance after an event to identify strengths and weaknesses.
Wages for Athletes in Vancouver Island and Coast Region
Wages depend on job requirements and work conditions. They also vary between regions, for reasons such as location, labour agreements, and the availability of workers. The wages below are estimated before taxes.
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