Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

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 EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 607$47,049.16/yr$31,688.28/yr$39,570.17/yr$47,053.23/yr$53,763.05/yr$62,916.70/yr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services700N/A
Leisure and Hospitality30N/A
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/A$41,276.37/yrN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/A$43,372.23/yrN/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
Northeast Balance of State 10$45,915.76/yrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 20$47,492.75/yrN/A
Central Minnesota 30$50,781.02/yr16.7%
Southeast Balance of State 40$45,234.10/yrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 50$47,167.18/yrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 50$46,917.91/yrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 50$44,651.12/yr16.6%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 50$47,350.31/yrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 60$47,053.23/yr7.5%
Southwest Minnesota 70$42,206.28/yr18.9%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 440$52,795.49/yr23.4%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 500$52,427.19/yrN/A
Minnesota 740$50,180.75/yr20.5%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Physical Therapists 4,740$41.62/hr17.8%
Exercise Physiologists 270$27.74/hr10.6%
Occupational Therapists 2,960$36.08/hr11.0%
Physical Therapist Assistants 1,780$26.99/hr18.6%
Chiropractors 1,100$40.13/hr11.2%
Nurse Midwives 270$53.07/hr15.1%
Nurse Practitioners 3,880$56.52/hr27.8%


  • 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.