Athletic Trainers

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
0.0%
risk level
POLLING
24%
Based on 81 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
17.5%
by year 2032
WAGES
$57,930
or $27.85 per hour
Volume
28,480
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
7.5/10

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Automation risk

0.0% (Minimal Risk)

Minimal Risk (0-20%): Occupations in this category have a low probability of being automated, as they typically demand complex problem-solving, creativity, strong interpersonal skills, and a high degree of manual dexterity. These jobs often involve intricate hand movements and precise coordination, making it difficult for machines to replicate the required tasks.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some very important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Originality

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Persuasion

User poll

24% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted there's a low chance this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 0.0% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Athletic Trainers will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Sentiment

The following graph(s) are included wherever there is a substantial amount of votes to render meaningful data. These visual representations display user poll results over time, providing a significant indication of sentiment trends.

Sentiment over time (yearly)

Growth

Very fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Athletic Trainers' job openings is expected to rise 17.5% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Moderately paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Athletic Trainers' was $57,930, or $27 per hour

'Athletic Trainers' were paid 20.5% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 28,480 people employed as 'Athletic Trainers' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% 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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Comments

Rebekah (Low) 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
joe says
you don't get it, there are other ways the machine can aid in emotional interactions ;-)
May 25, 2023 at 04:37 PM

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