Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2004

29-9091 Athletic Trainers

Evaluate, advise, and treat athletes to assist recovery from injury, avoid injury, or maintain peak physical fitness.

National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
State profile for this occupation
Metropolitan area profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
13,100 6.6 % (4) $36,350 1.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $20,770 $27,140 $33,940 $42,380 $53,760
(4)

Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Other amusement and recreation industries 2,960 (4) $31,300
Colleges and universities 2,780 (4) $39,130
General medical and surgical hospitals 2,110 (4) $36,320
Offices of other health practitioners 1,360 (4) $36,240
Offices of physicians 1,160 (4) $33,500

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Spectator sports 490 (4) $53,630
Performing arts companies 60 (4) $51,500
Elementary and secondary schools 750 (4) $44,390
Colleges and universities 2,780 (4) $39,130
Other hospitals 100 (4) $38,340

State profile for this occupation: Top

States with the highest concentration of workers in this occupation:

State Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of State employment
Utah 260 (4) $33,450 0.025%
South Dakota 80 (4) $32,030 0.022%
Oklahoma 260 (4) $26,350 0.018%
South Carolina 310 (4) $59,080 0.017%
Wyoming 40 (4) $39,940 0.016%

Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of State employment
South Carolina 310 (4) $59,080 0.017%
Colorado 270 (4) $49,580 0.013%
District of Columbia 30 (4) $46,770 0.005%
New Jersey 360 (4) $42,730 0.009%
Rhode Island 60 (4) $41,340 0.012%

Metropolitan area profile for this occupation: Top

Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of workers in this occupation:

MSA Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of MSA employment
New Haven-Meriden, CT PMSA 130 (4) $42,120 0.051%
Toledo, OH MSA 100 (4) $42,260 0.033%
Salt Lake City-Ogden, UT MSA 200 (4) $33,510 0.029%
Tallahassee, FL MSA 40 (4) $33,780 0.026%
Appleton-Oshkosh-Neenah, WI MSA 50 (4) $31,340 0.025%

Top paying Metropolitan areas for this occupation:

MSA Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of MSA employment
Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson, SC MSA 100 (4) $71,780 0.022%
Denver, CO PMSA 140 (4) $58,110 0.012%
Fort Worth-Arlington, TX PMSA 50 (4) $54,310 0.007%
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC MSA 40 (4) $49,360 0.005%
Middlesex-Somerset-Hunterdon, NJ PMSA 30 (4) $48,680 0.005%

About May 2004 National, State, and Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia. The top five employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable Excel files(XLS).

Percentile wage estimates show the percentage of workers in an occupation that earn less than a given wage and the percentage that earn more. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate—50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(4) Hourly wage rates for occupations where workers typically work fewer than 2,080 hours per year are not available.

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Last Modified Date: June 02, 2005

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