The NHL is all about job security, but is there a better job out there?
Let’s take a look at the top 20 NHL jobs out there and find out.
(This list includes positions that are listed as jobs in the NHL.
Some jobs have no NHL connection at all, so if you are looking for an entry-level position, the NHL doesn’t necessarily have the list.)
Head coach (or assistant) for the NHL team: Head coaches, associate coaches and assistants are generally considered the highest-paid positions in the league.
They get the most money in terms of regular season salaries, but they also get the biggest bonuses.
There is no guaranteed salary cap.
So it is not unusual for coaches to make millions.
Goalie coach: A full-time job for a goalie coach, especially if they are the highest paid position in the game.
There are some salaries for goaltenders but they are generally far less than head coaches and assistant coaches.
This job can be lucrative for a coach.
Defenseman coach: This job has the highest average annual salary for a defensive coach, but it is one of the least lucrative.
Head scout: A part-time position that requires a great deal of skill and knowledge.
It is one job that can be extremely lucrative.
Head of hockey operations: This is the lowest paid position.
It requires a lot of dedication and work ethic.
Assistant coach: The job is not as lucrative as a goalie or defenseman coach, and it is also not as coveted as head coach.
But it can be a good job if you have the right skills and know-how.
Player development coach: Another part-timing job, this is one where players are not expected to do much, but a lot can be expected from a player development coach.
Head strength and conditioning coach: While this job is probably not the most coveted position, it is a good position for a player if you want to be a top prospect or a top scorer.
Player and team management coach: These jobs tend to be the least desirable, and they tend to make a lot more money than the other positions.
Assistant GM: This position is one that is often coveted by the league’s general managers.
But its job is also a lot less than the goalie or defense coach.
Player personnel director: The salary is typically very low.
It also does not require a lot from the player.
Head coaching assistant: This one is the most lucrative position in terms.
It pays well and can be quite prestigious.
Player security coordinator: The player’s contract also guarantees him a salary of $150,000 per year.
This position requires a tremendous amount of work and dedication.
Player health/safety director: This positions is often the most desirable job for the team’s head coach and assistant GM.
But the salary is not very high.
Development coach: Not the highest salary, but you can expect to make over $200,000 if you get promoted to the assistant GM’s position.
Assistant general manager: This role can also be lucrative, especially for a team that needs a GM. 17.
Assistant scout: Not a very lucrative job, but if you can find someone who has the right skill set and is good with players, this could be a lucrative position.
General manager: These positions are usually highly-regarded by the owners and the team can expect big paydays if you take the job.
Assistant director of scouting: The head scout position has a lot to offer, as it pays well, has some prestige and a lot in common with the assistant coach position.
Player welfare and player development director: These are two different jobs, but the player welfare and development director positions are similar.
One is for managing players and the other is for making sure that players have a good life.
So here are the top jobs in NHL: 1.
Goalies: The average salary for the position is $1.2 million.
It’s not the highest, but not the least.
2, Assistants: $1 million per year, but there is no guarantee of this salary.
3, Defensemen: $800,000 to $1,000,000.
4, Goalies/Defensemen: The $1 to $2 million range.
5, Defense: $300,000- $600,000 6, Goalie/Defense: $200 to $300 per season.
7, Head of Hockey Operations: $600 to $700 per year 8, Head Coach/Assistant GM: $500 per season 9, Head Strength and Conditioning: $350 per season 10, Head Hockey Operations and Player Health/Safety: $100 per season 11, Head Player Safety and Player Development: $50 per season 12, Player Development and Player Welfare: $25 per season 13, Head Health and Safety: $15 per season