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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

29-1128 Exercise Physiologists



Assess, plan, or implement fitness programs that include exercise or physical activities such as those designed to improve cardiorespiratory function, body composition, muscular strength, muscular endurance, or flexibility. Excludes “Physical Therapists” (29-1123), “Athletic Trainers” (29-9091), and “Fitness Trainers and Aerobic Instructors” (39-9031).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota         


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services130$30.91/hr
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/A8.7%
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota 10$30.35/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 20$29.48/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 30$31.14/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 60$31.52/hrN/A
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 60$31.52/hrN/A
Minnesota 140$30.98/hr11.7%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Physical Therapists 4,140$47.82/hr13.8%
Physical Therapist Assistants 1,320$30.22/hr21.2%
Chiropractors 1,150$35.21/hr13.6%
Athletic Trainers 1,310$62,451.07/yrN/A


  • Recommend methods to increase lifestyle physical activity.
  • Prescribe individualized exercise programs, specifying equipment, such as treadmill, exercise bicycle, ergometers, or perceptual goggles.
  • Interpret exercise program participant data to evaluate progress or identify needed program changes.
  • Provide clinical oversight of exercise for participants at all risk levels.
  • Explain exercise program or physiological testing procedures to participants.
  • Develop exercise programs to improve participant strength, flexibility, endurance, or circulatory functioning, in accordance with exercise science standards, regulatory requirements, and credentialing requirements.
  • Measure oxygen consumption or lung functioning, using spirometers.
  • Develop exercise programs to improve participant strength, flexibility, endurance, or circulatory functioning, in accordance with exercise science standards, regulatory requirements, and credentialing requirements.
  • Assess physical performance requirements to aid in the development of individualized recovery or rehabilitation exercise programs.
  • Demonstrate correct use of exercise equipment or performance of exercise routines.