Top 10 Sports Teams - USA - The Most Attractive Employers in Sport 2024

Today we follow on Friday’s announcement of the Top 10 Sports Teams the Top 10 Sports Teams in North America, the latest results from the iWorkinSport Most Attractive Employers in Sport 2024 survey.

Six of the Top 10 teams come from the NBA, making clear the broad appeal of the league’s status as an attractive employer. The teams include the Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, and the New York Knicks. The MLS landed three teams in the Top 10 - Inter Miami, La Galaxy and New York City FC - aligning with the increasing popularity of football (soccer) in the United States. The New York Yankees are the lone MLB team to make the Top 10. Check out the full Top 10 list below.

The final rankings of the iWorkinSport Most Attractive Employers 2024 will be announced at an Awards ceremony at the Olympic Museum, in Lausanne, on June 4th, at a VIP dinner offered to recruiters and academic partners of the iWorkinSport Job Fair, which will take place the following day in Lausanne. 

In the Sports Teams - USA category, the 10 most-voted were, in alphabetical order:

Boston Celtics (NBA)

Chicago Bulls (NBA)

Golden State Warriors (NBA)

Inter Miami CF (MLS)

LA Galaxy (MLS)

Los Angeles Lakers (NBA)

Miami Heat (NBA)

New York City FC (MLS)

New York Knicks (NBA)

New York Yankees (MLB)

The iWorkinSport Most Attractive Employers in Sport 2024 Report will be released on June 5th, 2024. The report will also feature insightful sports job market trends analysis and interviews. To ensure you receive a copy of the report, pre-order your free copy HERE.

Over the coming weeks, the shortlists in each category will be announced. To find out which companies are shortlisted, follow iWorkinSport’s professional and social media channels: LinkedInYouTubeFacebookInstagramTwitter (or X) and

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More about The Most Attractive Employers in Sport 2024

The survey was conducted from 16 January to 17 March 2023 and counted 1,619 respondents, from 101 nationalities, living in 83 countries, with 84% having at least a bachelor degree and 52% with postgraduate education, while 87% already work in sport. Detailed demographics data will be available in the report.

Disclaimer: As the name suggests, the Most Attractive Employers in Sport survey doesn’t necessarily measure employees’ satisfaction but rather the companies’ Employer Branding - as it is open to anyone with a desire to work in sport to participate. 

About iWorkinSport

iWorkinSport is the Global Hub for all things career, recruitment and education in sport.


The company connects and provides solutions and opportunities to all stakeholders in the field of career development in sport - be it candidates, employers, employees, students, academic programmes, HR professionals, recruitment agencies, consultants, career coaches, etc. It also produces, aggregates and curates content and knowledge relevant to careers in sport.


iWorkinSport was created in 2017 with the aim to organise the first truly international career fair focused on the sports industry. It enables some of the most renowned organisations to meet, interview and recruit students and alumni from the most prestigious sport management programmes in the world. 


World-class sports organisations have been in attendance, recruiting at the event. The next iWorkinSport Job Fair will happen in Lausanne, Switzerland, on June 5th. For more information and to register, go to  


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