Unit 9 Lab Questions.docx - 1 On average how much did athletes and sports competitors make Are you surprised at this figure Explain The average pay

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1.On average, how much did athletes and sports competitors make? Are you surprised at this figure? Explain.The average pay yearly for sports competitors was $47,710 per year. This was very surprising because I thought it was going to be a lot more than this. I thought that sports athletes get paid the big bucks for performing on TV and providing our favorite entertainment out there. 2.By what percentage is this occupation expected to grow? In your opinion, does this percentage seem high or low? Why? 3.What industry employed the highest number of athletes and sports competitors? 4. Click on the tab labeled "How to Become One." Then, scroll down to view the important qualities that an athlete or sports competitor must possess, according to the Occupational Outlook Handbook. Which of these qualities do you believe is most important? Explain. Athleticism is the most important part of being a professional athlete. The performer has to be good and skilled at what they are getting paid for. Being athletic comes with a
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snowball effect: The more athletic you are, the better you become, the better you are, the more known you will become, then more people will start to want to watch you more which will end up getting you more money. Athleticism = money and success.
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