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Sports Management Schools In Colorado

Colorado has is only one accredited sports management school where sports management faculty who teach sports management classes can find employment. The trends in Colorado's sports management academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in sports management includes sports management training at the sports management bachelors degree level.


  1. Mesa State College

    1100 North Avenue, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501-3122

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Sports Management Employment

Colorado 5,860
National 342,960

Of all of the sports management professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Colorado.

Employment Growth for Sports management professionals In Colorado

8,010 7,340 6,470 6,360 5,860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Colorado, sports management is a shrinking field. There were 2,150 less sports management professionals working in Colorado in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of sports management has shrunk by 27% in Colorado. This decline is faster than the change in the number of sports management professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of sports management professionals has grown by 5% from 2006 to 2010.

Sports Management VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$97,940 $99,560 $102,330 $100,220 $102,980
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sports Management
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Colorado, as the number of sports management professionals is declining, the salaries earned by sports management professionals are increasing. The mean salary for sports management professionals in 2006 was $97,940 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $102,980 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sports management professionals in Colorado

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Thus, there was a 5% growth in sports management professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 153% pay differential between the highest paid sports management professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of sports management in Colorado.

Average Salaries for Sports management professionals and related professions in Colorado

Business Administration
Business Management
Sports Management

In Colorado, sports management professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Sports Management programs available for each degree type for all schools in Colorado


A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in sports management.

Sports Management Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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The number of sports management faculty, growth in the field of sports management academia and sports management faculty salaries in Colorado, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching sports management courses to students at the bachelors degree in sports management level, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of sports management in Colorado. A summary of what your peers have told us up until now will be available once you submit your information.

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