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Athletic Trainers

Job Information

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.


  • A bachelor's degree is usually the minimum requirement, but many athletic trainers hold a master's or doctoral degree.
  • Long hours, sometimes including nights and weekends, are common.
  • Job prospects should be good in the healthcare industry and in high schools, but competition is expected for positions with professional and college sports teams.


Personality I like helping others
Salary $42,400/yr ($21.20/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Bachelors