Serve prizefighter between rounds by giving drinking water.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$16,000 – $31,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Seconds do?

Serves prizefighter between rounds by giving drinking water, sponging with water, and fanning with towel. Applies medications to minor injuries, such as cuts and bruises.

Should I be a Second?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Social: You're happiest working on teams or with other people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Stand-By

    How to become a Second

    Most Seconds have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9jaaaa&chl=no+college+%2887%25%29|certificate+%2813%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,87,87
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