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Kinesiologist Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Kinesiologist is $43,745 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Kinesiologist Salary (?
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$27,600 - $70,000
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MEDIAN: $43,744
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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$27,600 - $70,000  
   
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$0.00 - $2,000  
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$27,415 - $69,385  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Job Description for Kinesiologist

A kinesiologist is a physician who typically specializes in physical therapy or sports medicine as related to human movement, and they work primarily in hospitals, other health care facilities, and private practice during regular daytime hours; however, some who work in hospitals may be on-call during extended hours. Aspiring kinesiologists should earn a four-year premedical degree with a focus on human anatomy, kinesiology or physiology. Upon graduation, a master’s degree or national certification within the field should be pursued.
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Kinesiologist Tasks
  • Provide clients with guidance and information about techniques for postural improvement, and stretching, strengthening, relaxation and rehabilitative exercises.
  • Plan, prepare and carry out programs focused on the science of biomechanics and physiology to maintain, restore physical functions or alleviate pain.
  • Administer manual exercises, massage or traction to help relieve pain, increase patient strength, or decrease or prevent deformity or crippling.
  • Recommend changes in patients' work or living environments, consistent with their needs and capabilities.

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Experience Affects Kinesiologist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%
National Average
$41,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 21%