The Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) 2023 Salary Survey Survey Data

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Clare Quebedeaux
Greg Adamson
Jeanne Rankin
John E. Spurlock
Gabriel J. Sanders
Corey A. Peacock
Sandy Abney


Wages, Pay, College, Athletics


The Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) surveyed its members of collegiate strength and conditioning coaches to identify potential salary disparities in the field. The survey aimed to help coaches evaluate their roles and improve their competitive salary standing in across athletic departments nationwide. The findings are fundamental for athletic departments to assess their positioning and ensure legal compliance with compensation laws and to adequately pay employees that robustly contribute to student-athlete mental and physical wellbeing. The results highlight the evolving role of strength coaches, extending to nutrition and athlete wellbeing, and informs salary decisions, aligning with market trends. The survey underscores the need for equitable compensation standards and ongoing industry engagement to advance the profession.

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