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An athlete competes against other athletes in organized sports. Learn more about this career. What is being a professional athlete really like? How much do athletes actually earn? Is it really possible to compete professionally? Should you become an athlete? Find the answers to these questions here.

Athlete: Career Information
What do athletes do, how much do they earn and what is their job outlook? What are the educational and other requirements?

Other Careers in the Sports Industry
Here's more information for those who are interested in pursuing a career in the sports industry, either on or off the field.

Related Career: Athletic Coach
Many coaches begin their careers as athletes in the sport they want to coach. Find out more about this occupation.

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