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Sports Professional

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Sports professionals are skilled men and women at the top of their chosen sport, in which they compete. This could be an individual sport such as athletics, golf, tennis, swimming or cycling; or a team sport such as football and rugby.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

Salaries range widely depending on your chosen sport, skill and success. Bonuses and sponsorships can increase earnings.

Many professionals may have a full or part time job to supplement their income at the start of their career.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland

  Scotland
2020
2304
3.2 %
FALL
2025
2232

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What Does it Take?

You need to be:

You should have:

Training

Getting On

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA)
Tel: 01675 470333
Website: http://www.pga.info/
Twitter: @ThePGA
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepga

Scottish Football Association (SFA)
Tel: 0141 616 6000
E-mail: info@scottishfa.co.uk
Website: http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/
Twitter: @ScottishFA
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/scotlandnationalteam

Scottish Rugby
Tel: 0131 346 5000
Website: http://www.scottishrugby.org
Twitter: @Scotlandteam
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/scottishrugby

Scottish Swimming
Tel: 01786 466520
E-mail: info@scottishswimming.com
Website: http://www.scottishswimming.com
Twitter: @ScottishSwim
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScottishSwimming

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