Exercise physiologist earnings by seniority

90th percentile

Top-level exercise physiologist earnings begin at:

$37.00 per hour

$76,950 per year

75th percentile

Senior-level exercise physiologist earnings begin at:

$29.22 per hour

$60,780 per year

50th percentile

Mid-level exercise physiologist earnings begin at:

$23.05 per hour

$47,940 per year

25th percentile

Junior-level exercise physiologist earnings begin at:

$22.17 per hour

$46,120 per year

10th percentile

Starting level exercise physiologist earnings begin at:

$17.76 per hour

$36,930 per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Exercise physiologist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
California $76,020
Arkansas $66,520
New York $61,150
Massachusetts $60,780
Minnesota $60,780
Connecticut $60,640
New Hampshire $59,120
Oregon $59,080
Nebraska $58,810
Wisconsin $58,180
Illinois $57,280
Arizona $57,220
Pennsylvania $49,370
Colorado $48,780
Virginia $48,070
Maryland $47,940
Tennessee $47,880
Iowa $47,850
West Virginia $47,750
Indiana $47,670
Michigan $47,670
Utah $47,670
Washington $47,520
Florida $47,360
Georgia $47,280
New Jersey $47,270
Ohio $47,000
Missouri $46,950
Kansas $46,910
North Carolina $46,910
Alabama $46,660
Texas $46,660
Oklahoma $46,640
Louisiana $46,590
South Dakota $46,220
South Carolina $44,830
Delaware $42,340
Mississippi $38,650
Kentucky $30,240

How do exercise physiologist salaries compare to similar careers?

Exercise physiologists earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than healthcare social workers but more than massage therapists.

Career Median Salary
Healthcare social worker salary $61K
Hearing aid specialist salary $60K
Marriage and family therapist salary $50K
Substance abuse social worker salary $49K
Athletic trainer salary $48K
Exercise physiologist salary $48K
Music therapist salary $48K
Recreational therapist salary $48K
Art therapist salary $48K
Massage therapist salary $47K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)