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Sports Management Schools In Washington DC

There are 2 accredited sports management schools in Washington DC for faculty who teach sports management classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in sports management in the state of Washington DC, which encompasses sports management training at the sports management masters degree level.


  1. American University

    4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016-8001

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Georgetown University

    37th and O St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20057

    22 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Sports Management Employment

Washington DC 15,020
National 342,960

Approximately 4% of the country's sports management professionals work in Washington DC state.

Employment Growth for Sports management professionals In Washington DC

11,180 11,580 11,740 13,440 15,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington DC, the field of sports management is growing. There were 3,840 more sports management professionals working in Washington DC in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of sports management has grown by 34% in Washington DC. This is faster than the trend for sports management professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of sports management professionals has grown by 5% between 2006 and 2010.

Sports Management VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$110,890 $112,060 $116,910 $124,070 $126,340
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sports Management
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Washington DC, as the number of sports management professionals is growing, the salaries earned by sports management professionals are increasing. Sports management professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $110,890 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $126,340 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Sports management professionals in Washington DC

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Thus, sports management professionals' salaries grew by 12% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Washington DC state, within the field of sports management, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid sports management professionals earn 59% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Sports management professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Business Administration
Business Management
Sports Management

In Washington DC, sports management professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Sports Management programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited sports management schools in Washington DC is increasing. In 2006 there were 18 sports management graduates from sports management courses in Washington DC and in 2010 there were 40 graduates.

This represents a 122% increase in the number of sports management degree or certificate school graduates in Washington DC state. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a master's degree in sports management.

Sports Management Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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