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Associate in Arts



Physical Education - Job Outlook

MCC Campus(es): 
MCC-Blue River
MCC-Longview
MCC-Maple Woods
MCC-Penn Valley

Contacts:
MW-Sheila Juenger, 816.604.3557
PV-Darrell Phillips, 816.604.4328

Athletic trainers evaluate, advise, and treat athletes to assist recovery from injury, avoid injury, or maintain peak physical fitness.

Sample of reported job titles: Athletic Trainer, Certified Athletic Trainer, Athletic Instructor, Clinical Instructor, Resident Athletic Trainer

Base salary and job outlook

  • Median wages (2008): $39,640 annual
  • Employment (2006): 17,000 employees
  • Projected growth (2006-2016): Much faster than average (21% or higher)
  • Projected need (2006-2016): 7,000 additional employees

Additional career information

Last Modified: 9/24/19