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Sports Facility Managers


Sports facility managers, sometimes called arena managers, stadium managers, general managers, or stadium operations executives, are responsible for the day-to-day operations involved in running a sports facility. They are involved in sports facility planning, including the buying, selling, or leasing of facilities; facility redesign and construction; and the supervision of sports facilities, including the structures and grounds, as well as the custodial crews. In 2019, the indoor sports facilities management industry consisted of more than 9,736 businesses and generated about $1 billion in revenue, as reported by the market research group IBISWorld.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree




Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Hands On



Career Ladder
Manager of Large Sports Facility or Multiple Facilities

Manager of Medium-Sized Sports Facility

Manager of Small Sports Facility

Assistant Manager

Administrative, Marketing, or Public Relations Position

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