Certified Athletic Trainer Salary

A Certified Athletic Trainer earns an average salary of $42,298 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Orthopedics and Patient Education. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$31,912 - $58,479
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MEDIAN: $43,011
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$12.98 - $25.18
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,912 - $58,479  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,030  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$30,769 - $57,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 248
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.98 - $25.18  
   
Overtime
$17.75 - $38.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,030  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$30,769 - $57,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 84

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Job Description for Certified Athletic Trainer

A certified athletic trainer iworks with athletes to assist them in recovering from and managing injuries and pain. A variety of employers utilize trainers, from sports teams to high schools and colleges (which are normally required by regulation to have certified trainers to participate in athletics) to hospitals and clinics. Fitness centers and other specialized athletic training facilities also typically keep a certified trainer on staff as well.

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Certified Athletic Trainer Tasks

  • Prevent, examine, and treat athlete injuries.
  • Attend meetings with the athlete and athletic director for which they are employed.
  • Treat minor injuries at sports events and competitions.
  • Recommend lifestyle changes, diet, and equipment.
  • Assist in rehabilitation after injuries.

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Athletic Trainer

Pay by Experience for a Certified Athletic Trainer has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Athletic Trainer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 178 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Athletic Trainer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 95 salaries. An experienced Certified Athletic Trainer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 70 salaries. A Certified Athletic Trainer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 31 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as a Certified Athletic Trainer?

Certified Athletic Trainer in Baltimore:
Pros: The school I work at. The Doctor that I own and work with on a regular basis. My supervisor who has a good understanding of what is realistic and not. Having sick and faction time.
Cons: Lack of others stepping up to help out. Currently feel like I am the only one who is willing to make last min changes for the best of the group. Lack of pay that comes with the more responsibility that I have been given.

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Key Stats for Certified Athletic Trainer

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Certified Athletic Trainer Salaries

▲26%

▲16%

▲7%

National Average
$42,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Certified Athletic Trainer Salaries

Orthopedics
▲25%

Patient Education
▲15%

National Average
$42,000




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 12%
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