There are currently an estimated 27,800 athletic trainers in the United States. The athletic trainer job market is expected to grow by 22.7% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are athletic trainers?
CareerExplorer 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 9,000 athletic trainers. That number is based on 6,300 additional athletic trainers, and the retirement of 2,700 existing athletic trainers.
What’s the supply of athletic trainers?
The athletic trainer industry is concentrated in Texas, New York, Pennsylvania
Athletic Trainer job market by state
|State Name||Employed Athletic Trainers|
|District of Columbia||80|