Exercise Physiologist Salary

An Exercise Physiologist earns an average wage of $20.01 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Ekg, Exercise Testing, Cardiology, and Patient Education. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
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$29,874 - $61,204
$30K
$42K
$61K
MEDIAN: $41,959
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$14.83 - $27.50
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MEDIAN: $20.01
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,874 - $61,204  
   
Bonus
$50.68 - $4,932  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$30,370 - $59,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 184
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.83 - $27.50  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.33  
Overtime
$16.45 - $41.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$50.68 - $4,932  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$30,370 - $59,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 346

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Job Description for Exercise Physiologist

Exercise physiologists focus on how exercise affects the body, often according to various health conditions, and are often tasked with restoring health to conditions prior to medical problems or simply improving basic functioning of the body. These physiologists may be present at gyms, hospitals, wellness centers, research centers, and even athletic settings, and are often in charge of overseeing exercise programs for individual clients or groups. Prior to administering exercise programs, they may perform evaluations of clients' abilities and goals. As time goes on, they will help clients progress and maintain healthier lifestyles, and administer health education such as home exercise assignments and dietary guidelines.

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Exercise Physiologist Tasks

  • Perform rehabilitation services for chronic illness, disability or health related fitness.
  • Counsel and educate patient to meet fitness and treatment plan goals.
  • Recommend, instruct and monitor use of exercise equipment by patient.
  • Conduct assessment, analysis and treatment plan.

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Pay by Experience Level for Exercise Physiologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,055

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Key Stats for Exercise Physiologist

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Exercise Physiologist Salaries

▲42%

▲10%

▲9%

National Average
$42,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Exercise Physiologist Salaries

Ekg
▲26%

Exercise Testing
▲20%

Cardiology
▲18%

Patient Education
▲17%

Stress Testing
▲10%

EKG Interpretation
▲8%

National Average
$42,000



Exercise Prescription
▼3%

Health Education
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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