Some of the higher-paid non-athletic sports jobs are TV Broadcasters, sports doctors, trainers and coaches. How much these jobs pay depend on the sport, the team, the location and level of the sport with professional sports having some of the highest paid jobs.
Currently, the highest paid athlete in the world is Floyd Mayweather Junior, with an annual salary of $75.5 million. The second highest paid athlete is Christiano Ronaldo, with an annual salary of $50 million.
Christiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid is the highest paid footballer. Wayne Rooney of Manchester United is also one of the highest. Tiger Woods, playing golf for the PGA, is also one of the highest-paid players.
The highest paid sports person in the world is golfing great Tiger Woods with annual earnings of 110 million including endorsements. He is closing in on earning over 1 billion dollars from his 13 year career.
Research to find the highest paid presenter on BBC Sports Football has found that Jeremy Clarkson is the highest paid. According to Huffington Post he made an estimated three million British Pound in 2012.
A professional sports team is a sports team functioning as a commercial enterprise in which players are paid to play for the entertainment of a paying audience. The offices of professional sports teams are usually in their home arenas or stadiums or in a separate building.
In the world of sports, a professional is different from an amateur because they get paid. Professional athletes receive high salaries for their skills in a type of market system. Amateurs do not get paid, or very little, and need to find sponsors to help support them.