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29-9091 Athletic Trainers



Evaluate and advise individuals to assist recovery from or avoid athletic-related injuries or illnesses, or maintain peak physical fitness. May provide first aid or emergency care.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Central Minnesota 408$58,537.05/yr$50,041.99/yr$50,041.99/yr$62,721.59/yr$63,994.00/yr$64,743.47/yr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services870N/A
Leisure and Hospitality80N/A
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -10-
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/A$59,015.53/yrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 10$63,990.83/yrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 20$48,810.87/yrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 30$49,782.64/yrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 30$49,753.00/yrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 30$50,112.91/yrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 30$49,774.17/yrN/A
Central Minnesota 40$62,721.59/yr22.5%
Southwest Minnesota 50$50,670.78/yrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 50$50,070.57/yrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 60$50,074.81/yrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 70$49,604.80/yrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 310$62,702.54/yrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 510$62,543.75/yrN/A
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 540$62,540.58/yrN/A
Minnesota 1,000$59,110.80/yrN/A


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Physical Therapists 4,510$40.78/hr13.8%
Exercise Physiologists 180$30.93/hr11.7%
Chiropractors 1,220$39.69/hr13.6%
Nurse Midwives 200$61.85/hr12.2%
Nurse Practitioners 4,490$64.99/hr45.7%
Physical Therapist Assistants 1,020$32.06/hr21.2%


  • Apply protective or injury preventive devices, such as tape, bandages, or braces, to body parts, such as ankles, fingers, or wrists.
  • Care for athletic injuries, using physical therapy equipment, techniques, or medication.
  • Evaluate athletes' readiness to play and provide participation clearances when necessary and warranted.
  • Assess and report the progress of recovering athletes to coaches or physicians.
  • Perform general administrative tasks, such as keeping records or writing reports.
  • Travel with athletic teams to be available at sporting events.
  • Inspect playing fields to locate any items that could injure players.
  • Assess and report the progress of recovering athletes to coaches or physicians.
  • Perform general administrative tasks, such as keeping records or writing reports.
  • Conduct an initial assessment of an athlete's injury or illness to provide emergency or continued care and to determine whether they should be referred to physicians for definitive diagnosis and treatment.