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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

29-9091 Athletic Trainers

Evaluate and treat musculoskeletal injuries or illnesses. Provide preventive, therapeutic, emergency, and rehabilitative care. Excludes “Physical Therapists” (29-1123).


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)
28,600 2.9 % (4) $50,540 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $31,300 $39,860 $48,440 $59,430 $73,470
  (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)
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 5,770 0.10 (4) $48,940
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 5,540 0.18 (4) $52,260
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 4,730 0.49 (4) $45,740
Elementary and Secondary Schools 3,110 0.04 (4) $60,950
Offices of Physicians 2,850 0.11 (4) $48,860

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 960 0.66 (4) $63,080
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 4,730 0.49 (4) $45,740
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 5,540 0.18 (4) $52,260
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 2,130 0.16 (4) $49,040
Civic and Social Organizations 430 0.11 (4) $42,730

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Spectator Sports 960 0.66 (4) $63,080
Elementary and Secondary Schools 3,110 0.04 (4) $60,950
Junior Colleges 580 0.08 (4) $55,580
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 140 0.05 (4) $52,340
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 5,540 0.18 (4) $52,260


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)
Texas 2,430 0.20 1.00 (4) $60,830
Pennsylvania 1,660 0.28 1.45 (4) $49,870
Illinois 1,540 0.26 1.32 (4) $45,930
Florida 1,530 0.17 0.89 (4) $47,100
New York 1,280 0.13 0.69 (4) $53,810




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)
Vermont 110 0.36 1.85 (4) $51,980
New Hampshire 240 0.36 1.83 (4) $51,110
Maine 210 0.35 1.79 (4) $49,040
North Dakota 150 0.34 1.77 (4) $46,110
Wisconsin 870 0.30 1.56 (4) $50,180




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 90 0.12 0.63 (4) $68,400
Hawaii 140 0.21 1.10 (4) $62,610
Connecticut 240 0.14 0.73 (4) $60,930
Texas 2,430 0.20 1.00 (4) $60,830
Massachusetts 770 0.21 1.09 (4) $59,940





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)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,460 0.15 0.78 (4) $53,670
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,280 0.27 1.40 (4) $45,170
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 720 0.25 1.29 (4) $51,610
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 680 0.19 0.96 (4) $58,800
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 670 0.22 1.12 (4) $73,250
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 620 0.23 1.16 (4) $53,360
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 560 0.20 1.03 (4) $63,210
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 550 0.26 1.33 (4) $43,850
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 540 0.27 1.38 (4) $50,510
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 530 0.09 0.44 (4) $59,510




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)
Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA 110 2.83 14.54 (4) $51,780
Corvallis, OR 40 1.02 5.26 (4) $53,480
Rome, GA 30 0.91 4.69 (4) $46,450
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 60 0.84 4.30 (4) $43,890
Green Bay, WI 140 0.77 3.97 (4) $48,090
La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN 60 0.75 3.83 (4) $53,550
Tuscaloosa, AL 80 0.72 3.69 (4) $48,660
Battle Creek, MI 40 0.71 3.66 (4) $52,660
Terre Haute, IN 50 0.70 3.58 (4) $54,650
Charlottesville, VA 80 0.68 3.52 (4) $46,790