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Athletic Trainer Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 25,400 Athletic Trainers in the United States. The Athletic Trainer job market is expected to grow by 21.1% between 2014 and 2024.

Athletic Trainer Employability Rating

C Sokanu rates Athletic Trainers with a C employability rating, meaning this career should provide moderate employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 10,400 Athletic Trainers. That number is based on 5,400 additional Athletic Trainers, and the retirement of 5,100 existing Athletic Trainers.

Supply of Athletic Trainers

The Athletic Trainer industry is concentrated in Texas, California, and Pennsylvania.

Athletic Trainer Job Market by State

State name Employed Athletic Trainers
Texas 2,360
California 1,490
Pennsylvania 1,410
Illinois 1,270
Ohio 1,180
Florida 1,130
New York 1,000
Minnesota 980
Michigan 940
Virginia 660
Connecticut 640
Massachusetts 640
New Jersey 620
Wisconsin 610
Georgia 590
Indiana 550
Missouri 550
North Carolina 540
Alabama 450
Tennessee 450
Arizona 440
Kentucky 430
Colorado 380
Washington 310
Iowa 300
Mississippi 280
Maryland 270
Kansas 250
Oklahoma 250
South Carolina 230
Arkansas 190
Louisiana 180
Hawaii 180
Maine 160
Oregon 160
New Hampshire 150
Utah 140
Nebraska 130
West Virginia 120
South Dakota 110
Idaho 100
District of Columbia 100
Delaware 100
Vermont 90
Montana 80
Rhode Island 70
North Dakota 50
Wyoming 40
Nevada 30

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    • George Washington University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Certificate, Associates, Bachelors
    • Georgetown University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Certificate, Bachelors
    • Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • American University | Washington, DC
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