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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
Southeast Minnesota 207$30.48/hr$18.80/hr$23.76/hr$30.67/hr$38.68/hr$38.68/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services170$30.93/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
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
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota 10$31.18/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 20$30.47/hr8.7%
Southeast Minnesota 20$30.67/hr7.4%
St Cloud MN MSA 20$30.93/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 20$30.47/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 30$30.93/hr6.9%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 90$31.12/hr14.5%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 110$31.39/hrN/A
Minnesota 180$30.93/hr11.7%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Physical Therapists 4,510$40.78/hr13.8%
Physical Therapist Assistants 1,020$32.06/hr21.2%
Chiropractors 1,220$39.69/hr13.6%
Athletic Trainers 1,000$59,110.80/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.