A Certified Athletic Trainer earns an average salary of $37,660 per year. A skill in Emergency Response is associated with high pay for this job.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.
Certified Athletic Trainer Total Pay (?
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$29,444 - $53,024
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MEDIAN: $37,659
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Certified Athletic Trainer Total Pay (?
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$11.89 - $24.60
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,444 - $53,024  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,637  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $3,973  
Commission
$0.00 - $3,000  
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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$29,397 - $53,260  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 735
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.89 - $24.60  
   
Overtime
$4.70 - $37.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,637  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $3,000  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $3,973  
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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$29,397 - $53,260  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 735
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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
  • 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 Certified Athletic Trainer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Certified Athletic Trainer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%
Experienced
up arrow 21%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$38,000

Skills That Affect Certified Athletic Trainer Salaries

Injury Evaluation
up arrow 1%
Preventative Medicine
0%
National Average
$38,000
Injury prevention
up arrow 4%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
47%
female alumni
 
Male
53%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 13%
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