Professional Sportsperson - Job opportunities

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Professional sportspeople take part in competitive national and international sports such as rugby, cricket, golf, horse racing, and tennis, or may be employed as lifeguards.


Pay for professional sportspeople varies depending on the sport, the individual's abilitiy and their performance.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a professional sportsperson are poor, because competition is extremely high.

Last updated 28 January 2016