Sports Scouts

Sports scouts observe athletic contests to gather information that will help the team that employs them. They may attend a game in the hopes of recruiting a player, or they may accumulate information about an opponent's players and strategies. There are approximately 1,000 professional sports scouts in the United States.

Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $75,000
Work Environment Indoors/Outdoors
Education and Training
  • High School Diploma
Related School Subjects
  • English
  • Foreign Language
  • Physical Education
  • Business Management
  • Coaching/Physical Training
  • Interpersonal
Personality Traits
  • Curious
  • Organized
  • Outgoing
Licensure/Certification Required

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