The average salary for an Athletic Trainer is $38,273 per year.Pay goes up steadily as a this job becomes more experienced. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Athletic Trainer Total Pay (?
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$29,015 - $51,886
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MEDIAN: $38,273
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Athletic Trainer Total Pay (?
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$11.98 - $24.16
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,015 - $51,886  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,945  
Profit Sharing
$97.87 - $5,106  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,330 - $52,752  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,307
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.98 - $24.16  
   
Overtime
$12.04 - $35.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,945  
   
Profit Sharing
$97.87 - $5,106  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,330 - $52,752  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,307
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Job Description for Athletic Trainer
The role of an athletic trainer is integral to the success of athletes, professional competitors, and any other individual who champions the benefits of proper instruction and routine. In fact, athletic trainers of all disciplines and abilities are sought after for both their expertise and their knowledge. An athletic trainer is depended on every step of the way, throughout the entire process of developing, training, and competing.
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Athletic Trainer Tasks
  • Recommend lifestyle changes, diet, and equipment.
  • Assist in rehabilitation after injuries.
  • Treat minor injuries at sports events and competitions.
  • Prevent, examine, and treat athlete injuries.
  • Attend meetings with the athlete and athletic director for which they are employed.
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Pay by Experience Level for Athletic Trainer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Chicago
up arrow 11%
Indianapolis
up arrow 8%
Atlanta
up arrow 3%
New York
up arrow 3%
Boston
up arrow 1%
Houston
0%
National Average
$38,000
Philadelphia
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Seattle
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Charlotte
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Experience Affects Athletic Trainer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%
Experienced
up arrow 20%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$38,000

Skills That Affect Athletic Trainer Salaries

Sports Nutrition
up arrow 8%
Injury prevention
up arrow 3%
Rehabilitation
0%
National Average
$38,000
Emergency Response
up arrow 1%
Injury Evaluation
up arrow 8%
Acute Care
up arrow 10%
Prevention
up arrow 16%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 304 votes.
Gender
Female
46%
female alumni
 
Male
54%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 16%
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