Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

29-9091 Athletic Trainers

Evaluate and advise individuals to assist recovery from or avoid athletic-related injuries or illnesses, or maintain peak physical fitness. May provide first aid or emergency care.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Mean wage
RSE (3)
22,340 2.6 % (4) $44,720 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $26,120 $34,290 $42,790 $53,180 $66,060
  (4)

Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 4,710 0.16 (4) $45,760
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 3,660 0.49 (4) $41,730
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 3,550 0.32 (8) (8)
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 3,120 0.06 (4) $44,810
Elementary and Secondary Schools 1,910 0.02 (4) $53,430

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Spectator Sports 1,380 1.04 (4) $45,110
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 3,660 0.49 (4) $41,730
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 3,550 0.32 (8) (8)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 4,710 0.16 (4) $45,760
Other Schools and Instruction 420 0.12 (4) $40,280

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Performing Arts Companies 40 0.03 (4) $53,570
Elementary and Secondary Schools 1,910 0.02 (4) $53,430
Junior Colleges 440 0.06 (4) $48,130
Management of Companies and Enterprises 90 (7) (4) $45,920
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 4,710 0.16 (4) $45,760


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Illinois 1,770 0.31 1.84 (4) $40,900
Texas 1,460 0.13 0.80 (4) $52,580
California 1,170 0.08 0.47 (4) $51,180
Florida 1,080 0.15 0.86 (4) $40,960
New York 1,080 0.12 0.74 (4) $48,620




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Connecticut 600 0.37 2.19 (4) $40,020
Iowa 500 0.34 2.00 (4) $39,360
Minnesota 860 0.32 1.89 (4) $41,310
Vermont 90 0.31 1.84 (4) $49,470
Rhode Island 140 0.31 1.83 (4) $34,490




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey 550 0.14 0.85 (4) $67,800
District of Columbia 80 0.12 0.70 (4) $62,090
Texas 1,460 0.13 0.80 (4) $52,580
Massachusetts 650 0.20 1.18 (4) $51,640
California 1,170 0.08 0.47 (4) $51,180





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 1,240 0.34 1.99 (4) $40,750
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 520 0.29 1.71 (4) $40,220
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 450 0.25 1.50 (4) $41,080
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 430 0.38 2.28 (4) $39,890
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 410 0.18 1.04 (4) $45,570
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 390 0.21 1.27 (4) $44,840
Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 350 0.38 2.28 (4) $42,360
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 320 0.18 1.10 (4) $53,080
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 300 0.71 4.23 (4) $40,620
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 290 0.11 0.62 (4) $55,080




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rochester, MN 110 1.09 6.44 (8) (8)
Jackson, TN 60 1.06 6.30 (4) $29,740
Janesville, WI 60 1.04 6.18 (4) $44,620
Grand Forks, ND-MN 50 0.91 5.39 (4) $31,220
Bloomington-Normal, IL 80 0.89 5.26 (4) $46,100
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 300 0.71 4.23 (4) $40,620
Mankato-North Mankato, MN 30 0.66 3.91 (4) $34,780
Duluth, MN-WI 70 0.56 3.34 (4) $46,330
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 100 0.50 2.99 (4) $43,130
Tuscaloosa, AL 50 0.49 2.91 (4) $42,110




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 90 0.10 0.58 (4) $71,050
Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division 250 0.25 1.49 (4) $70,070
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC (8) (8) (8) (4) $65,270
Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division 80 0.15 0.89 (4) $64,540
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 50 0.05 0.31 (4) $62,530
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 100 0.08 0.48 (4) $62,270
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division (8) (8) (8) (4) $59,780
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 270 0.13 0.74 (4) $59,520
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 110 0.07 0.43 (4) $57,630
Colorado Springs, CO 50 0.20 1.20 (4) $55,930

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Kansas nonmetropolitan area 60 0.16 0.92 (4) $41,390
Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area 50 0.47 2.78 (4) $26,290
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area 50 0.32 1.92 (4) $36,900
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area 50 0.26 1.53 (4) $42,530
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area 40 0.21 1.22 (4) $43,640

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area 30 0.54 3.18 (4) $49,350
Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area 50 0.47 2.78 (4) $26,290
Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area 40 0.38 0.00 (4) $49,200
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area 40 0.34 2.03 (4) $44,340
Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area 30 0.33 1.99 (4) $45,880

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) (4) $52,590
Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area 30 0.54 3.18 (4) $49,350
Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area 40 0.38 0.00 (4) $49,200
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area 30 0.14 0.80 (4) $48,690
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) (4) $46,530


About May 2013 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(4) Wages for some occupations that do not generally work year-round, full time, are reported either as hourly wages or annual salaries depending on how they are typically paid.

(7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2013 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2013 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2013 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2013 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2013 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: April 1, 2014