Salary for Athletic Trainers

Also known as:  Athletic Trainer, Certified Athletic Trainer, Clinical Athletic Instructor, Resident Athletic Trainer

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Individuals who make athletic training their career are committed to improving the physical well-being of others through physical fitness. These professionals advise individuals how to avoid and/or recover from injuries, and help clients to maintain peak physical conditioning. In many cases, they are required to know emergency care and first aid procedures. A Bachelor's degree and additional certifications may be required.

A Athletic Trainer can receive salaries ranging between $32,980 - $75,810 depending on experience and education levels. will usually earn a wage of fifty-two thousand two hundred and thirty dollars on a yearly basis.

can expect the most salary in District of Columbia, where they can get average pay scales of just about $72,970. People with this job title have the most lucrative average salary level in Educational Services, where they earn an average pay rate of $56,800.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 39.37 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Athletic Trainers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Educational Services
$56,800
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$54,050
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$53,640
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$52,390
Health Care and Social Assistance
$49,350
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$44,240

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Public Administration
$40,050
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$44,240
Health Care and Social Assistance
$49,350
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$52,390
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$53,640
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$54,050