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 708$48,125.23/yr$33,693.32/yr$41,078.00/yr$47,177.52/yr$55,726.13/yr$63,391.70/yr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business Services10N/A
Education and Health Services680N/A
Leisure and Hospitality20N/A
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 10N/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State 10$48,264.66/yrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 20$47,456.38/yrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 20$47,870.62/yrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 30$44,142.41/yrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 40$50,631.92/yrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 40$50,649.10/yrN/A
Central Minnesota 50$49,942.86/yr16.7%
Southeast Minnesota 50$46,910.78/yr16.6%
Southwest Minnesota 50$45,442.74/yr18.9%
Southeast Balance of State 50$46,819.85/yrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 60$54,397.51/yrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 60$47,143.17/yrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 70$47,177.52/yr7.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 450$53,333.61/yr23.4%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 500$52,922.40/yrN/A
Minnesota 720$51,386.66/yr20.5%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Physical Therapists 4,670$41.10/hr17.8%
Exercise Physiologists 250$28.20/hr10.6%
Occupational Therapists 3,020$36.66/hr11.0%
Physical Therapist Assistants 1,590$27.50/hr18.6%
Chiropractors 1,170$38.77/hr11.2%
Nurse Midwives 220$56.79/hr15.1%
Nurse Practitioners 3,970$57.81/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.