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Athletic Trainers in Michigan

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20.4% Jobs Projection
$49,310 Median Salary
80 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Athletic Trainers in Michigan are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Athletic Trainers in Michigan is growing faster than average.

  • Athletic Trainers in Michigan earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Athletic Trainers Work in Michigan?

In Michigan, there were 1,010 people working as Athletic Trainers in the year 2018.

There were 1,030 Athletic Trainers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Athletic Trainers in MI Employment Trend

The typical state has 330 Athletic Trainers working in it, which means Michigan has more Athletic Trainers than average.

Athletic Trainers in MI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Michigan

Jobs for Athletic Trainers in this state are growing at a rate of 20.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 22.7%.

Job Projections for Athletic Trainers: Nation vs. MI

Michigan Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 80 annual Athletic Trainers job openings in Michigan, and 1,300 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 2,200 annual jobs and 34,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Athletic Trainers Make in Michigan?

In 2018 wages for Athletic Trainers ranged from $34,550 to $64,710 with $49,310 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Michigan is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Athletic Trainers Earnings: MI vs. National Average

Top Michigan 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
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 420 $49,660
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 80 $46,540
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 50 $68,060
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 50 $46,160
Jackson, MI 40 $40,210

Top States for Athletic Trainers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Athletic Trainers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 2,370 $57,930
Pennsylvania 1,690 $44,930
Illinois 1,480 $42,780
New York 1,440 $47,320
Florida 1,270 $44,610
California 1,240 $56,910
Ohio 1,220 $46,630
Michigan 1,010 $49,310
New Jersey 880 $52,610
North Carolina 880 $44,720
Wisconsin 860 $48,960
Georgia 850 $47,110
Virginia 790 $45,680
Minnesota 740 $49,320
Indiana 690 $44,250
Arizona 680 $44,970
Massachusetts 670 $55,710
Missouri 560 $45,240
Tennessee 540 $43,810
Alabama 540 $40,810

Below are the states where Athletic Trainers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Hawaii $59,670
Texas $57,930
California $56,910
District of Columbia $56,730
Connecticut $56,280
Massachusetts $55,710
Rhode Island $54,360
New Jersey $52,610
Vermont $50,910
New Hampshire $49,910

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