Athletic Trainers (29-9091)

Occupation description:  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.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 2933 13.80 11
United States 25,40030,800 21.1540 5101,040

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 46,94028,48036,010 44,67055,27068,300

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
397 17.928.1 12.5
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation13
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation6
UI claimants previously working in occupation1
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 48
Number of job position postings 3
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 16.0

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None