Athletic Trainers

7.5/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $23.28 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 0.0% (Totally Safe)

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated
Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
Finger Dexterity
Manual Dexterity
very important
quite important
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Athletic Trainers' job openings is expected to rise 17.5% by 2031
'Athletic Trainers' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Athletic Trainers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Athletic Trainers' was $48,420, or $23.28 hourly
'Athletic Trainers' are paid 5.8% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as athletic trainers?

As of 2021 there were 26,070 people employed as Athletic Trainers within the United States.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 5 thousand people are employed as Athletic Trainers.

Job description

Evaluate and treat musculoskeletal injuries or illnesses. Provide preventive, therapeutic, emergency, and rehabilitative care.

SOC Code: 29-9091.00


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Rebekah (Small chance) says
This is Athletes we are talking about. And how does a machine replace the emotional and human interactions that is required for this job?
Mar 30, 2021 at 04:48 PM

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