What does a Sports Agent do?

Special agents are detectives or criminal investigators who work for government agencies to investigate suspected and alleged criminal violations of laws and to determine if the evidence is sufficient to warrant prosecution. Special agents work in the investigation, criminal justice, and homeland security functions. They investigate many forms of illegal activity including kidnapping, bank robbery, cybercrime, and other white-collar crime. They work to enforce the nation’s law and are involved in national security issues and matters and monitor ongoing situations and conduct investigations to look for possible threats.

Special agents protect national borders and are responsible for investigating interstate crimes, international espionage, and potential terrorist threats. They work in undercover assignments to gather evidence, do surveillance and observation, and monitor activity on court-authorized wiretaps. They interview witnesses or suspects to obtain intelligence on illegal activities, and they examine personal, financial, and business records. They serve arrest warrants and take individuals into custody as approved by the court. Special agents need a minimum associate's degree with a concentration in criminal justice.

What responsibilities are common for Sports Agent jobs?
  • Assist in preparing court documents for criminal cases, hearings, and collections.
  • Prepare reports and recommendations as directed by project manager.
  • Update and close case files continually and in an accurate manner.
  • Use defined research procedures to identify and resolve issues.
  • Resolve escrow closing issues with property owners, agencies, and escrow holders.
  • Conduct initial interviews of people calling regarding fraud allegation and to generate fraud referrals.
  • Assist with field rollout of new products, programs, and tools.
  • Act as an advance agent or support agent for security operations.
What are the typical qualifications for Sports Agent jobs?
  • Bachelor's Degree in business or computer science.
  • Strong command of the English language and good communication/interview skills.
  • Exhibit strong leadership, time management, and problem solving skills.
  • Mastery of multiple languages is an asset.
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.4 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.4 ★
Avg. Experience8+ years

Sports Agent Salaries

Average Base Pay

$43,889 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$28K
Median: $44K
$68K
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Sports Agent Career Path

Learn how to become a Sports Agent, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

L2
Special Agent
$43,889/yr
L3
L4
L2

Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
3%
2 - 4
4%
5 - 7
0%
8+
93%
Not including years spent in education and/or training
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Sports Agent Insights

Read what Sports Agent professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
New WesternNew Western
Acquisitions/Dispositions Agent
Jun 29, 2022

“it’s fun and competitive and probably the best thing about the company is the culture and the quarterly trips lol”

I Dial UI Dial U
Agent
Oct 31, 2021

“Lastly salaries are late if you missed an hour you need to contact admins for you get your salaries.”

Zuzick & AssociatesZuzick & Associates
Supervising Agent
Feb 18, 2020

“Everyday I go to work and have people who genuinely care about my success and have my back.”

TeleperformanceTeleperformance
Deposits Agent
Feb 18, 2022

“u get to work from home and they semd u the equipment which is amazing..”

Family First LifeFamily First Life
Life Agent
Mar 1, 2021

“The pay is fantastic and for me the best part is the people I work with.”

Intercruises Shoreside & Port ServicesIntercruises Shoreside & Port Services
Check-in Agent
Mar 31, 2021

“Training was minimal and was expected to know what to do even when you just started.”

TTECTTEC
BOFA Fraud Tier II Agent Work From Home
Jan 20, 2021

“I have been with the same project since I have started and advanced with great training.”

Link BrokeragesLink Brokerages
Agent
Mar 14, 2022

“They have great mentorship that makes my career in Real Estate fun and helps me to always learn and grow.”

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Sports Agent Interviews

Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a Sports Agent

When working as a Sports Agent, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Graduate Level, Graduate Degree, Top Secret Clearance, General Medical and Investigating.

The most similar professions to Sports Agent are:
  • Police Officer
  • Security Officer
  • Police Sergeant
  • Correctional Officer

The most common qualifications to become a Sports Agent is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.

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