Hockey athlete - Salary and Career
Professional Athletes

Hockey athlete - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They take part as professionals in sports competitions and competitions. Participate, individually or collectively, in sports competitions, on a professional basis.

How much does an Hockey athlete earn

A Hockey athlete earns between $1.076 and $26.565 per month, with an average monthly salary of $6.145 and a median salary of $1.500 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 1.397 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Hockey athlete

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 6.145 73.744 1.536 31
1º Quartile 1.076 12.917 269 5
Median Salary 1.500 18.000 375 8
3º Quartile 20.260 243.116 5.065 101
Higher Salary 26.565 318.781 6.641 133


Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium-level technicians in cultural, communications and sports services
      • athletes, sportsmen
        • professional athletes

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Main workplaces

Professional Athletes professionals work in clubs, sports associations, academies, public administration bodies dedicated to sports, teaching, etc. There are no common rules for all types of sport. In order to become professional, they follow specific rules of the sports associations to which they are linked, building, therefore, different trajectories, based on different combinations between time spent in the sport, participation in games and events, awards, etc. Most work as self-employed, at irregular hours. In some activities, some professionals may be subjected to special working conditions, such as psychological pressure, intense noise and high temperatures, as well as staying in uncomfortable positions for long periods.


What does it take to work in the field of Professional Athletes

Formal schooling is not a precondition for the exercise of this family's occupations. The practical training of professional athletes can take place either through training and exercises performed individually and/or collectively, in general, under the supervision of coaches or technicians, or through participation in tests, competitions, games and contests.


Functions and activities of Hockey athlete

Professional Athletes must:

  • preparing psychologically for competition;
  • develop strategies and tactics for the competition;
  • prepare the physique for competitions;
  • know the rules and regulations of sport;
  • prepare physicist for competition;
  • prepare the physicist for competition;
  • prepare psychologically for competition;
  • define career goals and objectives in the modality;
  • setting career goals and objectives in sport;
  • develop strategies and tactics for competition;
  • preparing psychologically for competition;
  • prepare psychologically for competitions;
  • set goals and career objectives in the sport;
  • update technical readiness;
  • prepare your physique for competitions;
  • knowing the rules and regulations of sport;
  • update technical preparation;
  • define career goals and objectives in the modality;
  • prepare psychologically for competition;
  • prepare the physicist for competitions;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • update the technical preparation;
  • prepare physicist for competitions;
  • setting career goals and objectives in the sport;
  • participate in official sports competitions;
  • maintain nutritional preparation;
  • prepare yourself psychologically for competitions;
  • participate in official sports competition;
  • set career goals and objectives in the modality;
  • participate in official sport competitions;
  • set career goals and objectives in the sport;
  • knowing sports rules and regulations;
  • prepare psychologically for competitions;

  • Activities

    • maintain emotional balance;
    • know the penalties of the sport;
    • prepare yourself to react to adverse situations;
    • submit specific tests to identify deficiencies in minerals and vitamins;
    • practicing muscular resistance exercises;
    • follow the schedules predetermined by the organizing committee;
    • knowing the penalties of the sport;
    • analyze opponent behavior;
    • develop the specific means for executing the strategy;
    • evaluate the type of lane and racetrack track;
    • have perseverance;
    • submit physical and medical evaluation;
    • avoid the ingestion of substances harmful to sports practice;
    • respect the rules;
    • training under psychological pressure;
    • be ethical;
    • follow high-level sporting events;
    • simulate game and competition situations;
    • analyze the opposing animal;
    • follow the nutritional program established by the nutritionist;
    • be affiliated with the entities responsible for the sport (cf., feder., associations.);
    • use the appropriate sporting material to the characteristics of the competition venue;
    • be disciplined;
    • knowing the sport score;
    • explore the best positioning for performance within the competition area;
    • maintain self-confidence;
    • periodize training;
    • plan a training schedule;
    • use specific implements of the modality;
    • be determined;
    • register in a timely manner;
    • submit to specific tests to identify deficiencies in minerals and vitamins;
    • prepare the animal for competition;
    • use sports equipment appropriate to the characteristics of the competition venue;
    • analyze opponent's behavior;
    • have a leadership spirit;
    • diagnose technical deficiencies;
    • undo opponent's strengths;
    • have a spirit of leadership;
    • make decisions;
    • participate in social programs;
    • know the type of floor of the competition venue;
    • replenish fluid during and after training and competition;
    • know the type of flooring at the competition venue;
    • prepare yourself psychologically for competitions;
    • train concentration;
    • set the target competitions;
    • practice reflex training;
    • master the portuguese language;
    • analyze the competition calendar of the modality;
    • entry in a timely manner;
    • periodize training;
    • be serious;
    • correct technical deficiencies;
    • train memorization;
    • define your own competition style;
    • plan training schedule;
    • train visualization;
    • submit to the official weigh-in;
    • participating in technical conferences of the sport;
    • have grit;
    • maintain a good relationship with the media;
    • send implement for gauging;
    • work as a team;
    • practice reflex training;
    • set target competitions;
    • participate in unofficial tournaments and competitions;
    • drive the animal;
    • analyze the physical and climatic conditions of the competition venue;
    • participate in exchange programs;
    • follow a physical preparation program with professional guidance;
    • practice blast training;
    • respect coach, referees and athletes;
    • seek incentives and sponsorships;
    • have humility;
    • know the competition venue;
    • prepare automobile equipment for competition;
    • practice the technical fundamentals of the sport;
    • consult a nutritionist;
    • practicing muscular endurance exercises;
    • submit psychological evaluation;
    • setting target competitions;
    • submit to the official weigh-in;
    • using the rules;
    • technically analyze the opponent;
    • analyze the natural obstacles of the competition site;
    • develop specific means to execute the strategy;
    • be affiliated with the entities responsible for the sport (conf., feder., associations.);
    • set results goals for short, medium and long term;
    • practice speed training;
    • use the appropriate material for the sport;
    • exploit your opponent's weaknesses;
    • simulate plays in training;
    • have the ability to deal with defeat;
    • know the competition regulations;
    • practice sport-specific physical training;
    • sign up in a timely manner;
    • be dedicated;
    • practice specific physical training of the modality;
    • adapt to the lifestyle required by the profession;
    • training relaxation;
    • practice flexibility training;
    • training breathing;
    • follow the updated technical instructions;
    • practice strength training;
    • training concentration;
    • update yourself periodically;
    • maintain self-esteem;
    • have courage;
    • be sociable;
    • practice agility training;
    • evaluate the type of lane and track of the racetrack;
    • train regularly;
    • training regularly;
    • practice sport specific physical training;
    • control weight;
    • submit psychological assessment;
    • participate in courses and lectures in the sport;
    • train relaxation;
    • submit yourself to the follow-up of a sports psychologist;


    Sectors that hire Hockey athlete the most in the job market

    • social, sports and similar clubs
    • recreational electronic games exploration
    • other teaching activities
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    • production and promotion of sports events
    • portals, content providers and other information services on the internet
    • associative activities
    • other sports activities
    • physical conditioning activities
    • sports education




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