Job Outlook

The job outlook for athletic trainers is great. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics employment of athletic trainers is expected to grow by 30 percent from 2010 to 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations.

Athletic trainers are involved in all facets of health care and work in a variety of employment settings including:


Professional sports

College/university athletics

High school athletics

Rehabilitation clinics

Physician offices

Performing arts

Industrial settings

Military

 

For more information about the athletic training profession and salary expectations visit:

•   Bureau of Labor Statistics

•   National Athletic Trainers' Association