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Considering a career as an Athletic Trainer in New Jersey?

20.3% Jobs Projection
$52,610 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Athletic Trainers Work in New Jersey?

880 people worked as Athletic Trainers in 2018 in this state.

There were 630 Athletic Trainers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 250 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Athletic Trainers in NJ Employment Trend

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

Athletic Trainers in NJ vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Athletic Trainers in this state are growing at a rate of 20.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 22.7%.

Job Projections for Athletic Trainers: Nation vs. NJ

New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 60 annual Athletic Trainers job openings in New Jersey, and 890 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 New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Athletic Trainers ranged from $20,900 to $94,720 with $52,610 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Athletic Trainers Earnings: NJ vs. National Average

Top New Jersey 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,620 $46,470
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 760 $46,270

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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