Athletic Trainers in California
Is California a good place for you to work as an Athletic Trainer?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Athletic Trainers in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Athletic Trainers in California is growing faster than average.
Athletic Trainers in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Athletic Trainers Work in California?
In 2018, there were 1,240 Athletic Trainers working in the state.
There were 1,360 Athletic Trainers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 330 Athletic Trainers working in it, which means California has more Athletic Trainers than average.
Job Projections for California
Jobs for Athletic Trainers in this state are growing at a rate of 23.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 22.7%.
California Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 140 annual job openings, and 2,100 total jobs in 2026 for Athletic Trainers in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 2,200 annual jobs and 34,100 total jobs in 2026.
What do Athletic Trainers Make in California?
In 2018 wages for Athletic Trainers ranged from $38,350 to $78,730 with $56,910 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top California Metros for Athletic Trainers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Athletic Trainers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA||600||$53,930|
|San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA||130||$60,350|
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA||110||$62,620|
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA||100||$64,940|
|San Diego-Carlsbad, CA||90||$59,380|
Top States for Athletic Trainers Employment
The table below shows the states where most Athletic Trainers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Athletic Trainers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$56,730|
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|Occupation||CA Employment Total|
|Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers||4,350|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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