Exercise Physiologist Salary

An Exercise Physiologist earns an average wage of $19.05 per hour. A skill in Exercise Testing is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$30,417 - $59,662
(Median)
$30K
$41K
$60K
MEDIAN: $41,049
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$13.93 - $25.43
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$14
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,417 - $59,662  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,183  
Profit Sharing
$800  
Commission
$15,000  
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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$30,038 - $56,106  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 251
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.93 - $25.43  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.33  
Overtime
$15.81 - $34.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,183  
   
Commission
$15,000  
Profit Sharing
$800  
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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$30,038 - $56,106  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 457
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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

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

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Experience Affects Exercise Physiologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Exercise Physiologist Salaries

Exercise Testing
up arrow 25%

Stress Testing
up arrow 10%

Cardiology
up arrow 2%

Health Education
0%

National Average
$41,000

Rehabilitation
up arrow 2%

Exercise Prescription
up arrow 3%

Patient Education
up arrow 6%

Health and Wellness
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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