There are currently an estimated 372,400 sports medicine physicians in the United States. The sports medicine physician job market is expected to grow by 11.4% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are sports medicine physicians?
CareerExplorer rates sports medicine physicians with an A- employability rating, meaning this career should provide great employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 43,400 sports medicine physicians. That number is based on 42,300 additional sports medicine physicians, and the retirement of 1,100 existing sports medicine physicians.
What’s the supply of sports medicine physicians?
The sports medicine physician industry is concentrated in New York, California, Pennsylvania
Sports Medicine Physician job market by state
|State Name||Employed Sports Medicine Physicians|
|District of Columbia||1,880|
|Virgin Islands, U.S.||100|