Tennis professional sportsman - Salary and Career
Professional Athletes

Tennis professional sportsman - 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 Tennis professional sportsman earn

A Tennis professional sportsman earns between $1.255 and $6.671 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.466 and a median salary of $1.787 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 29 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Tennis professional sportsman

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.466 29.590 616 18
1º Quartile 1.255 15.062 314 9
Median Salary 1.787 21.446 447 13
3º Quartile 5.088 61.051 1.272 36
Higher Salary 6.671 80.052 1.668 48


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 Tennis professional sportsman

Professional Athletes must:

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

  • Activities

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


    Sectors that hire Tennis professional sportsman the most in the job market

    • hotels
    • social, sports and similar clubs
    • sports education
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • snack bars, tea houses, juice houses and the like
    • physical conditioning activities
    • sporting goods retail trade
    • other teaching activities
    • other sports activities
    • sports facilities management




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