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CAREERS IN TURF

SPORTS FIELD MANAGMENT

Sports fields provide entertainment to individuals of all ages! Whether it's your local youth complex, school fields or professional stadium, the grounds require a trained professional to offer athletes a safe and consistent surface.

Sports Field Manager Statistics

  • Average salary of $65,295
  • 93% receive retirement plans
  • 98% receive paid vacation time
  • Health insurance premium assistance offered to 72%

Other opportunities include...

  • Sales representative
  • Assistant field manager
  • Equipment manager
  • IPM manager
  • Spray technician

How to enter the sports field management field...

Most facilities offer some type of seasonal part-time positions which offer an entry into the field.

Several colleges and universities offer degrees or certificates which will help you pursue a career in the industry. Additionally, many state and local associations offer financial assistance to deserving students, making it easier to pay college fees.

Looking for additional resources? Check out the following links...

Ohio State University - ATI

Ohio State University (Main Campus)

Clark State Community College

Cincinnati State

Kent State University

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