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Athletic Trainers in Tennessee

Is Tennessee a good place for you to work as an Athletic Trainer?

23.1% Jobs Projection
$43,810 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

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

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

  • Athletic Trainers in Tennessee earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Athletic Trainers Work in Tennessee?

There were approximately 540 workers employed as Athletic Trainers in this state in 2018.

There were 550 Athletic Trainers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Athletic Trainers in TN Employment Trend

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

Athletic Trainers in TN vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Tennessee

Jobs for Athletic Trainers in this state are growing at a rate of 23.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 22.7%.

Job Projections for Athletic Trainers: Nation vs. TN

Tennessee Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 40 annual job openings, and 640 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 Tennessee?

In 2018 wages for Athletic Trainers ranged from $28,280 to $59,940 with $43,810 being the median annual salary.

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

Athletic Trainers Earnings: TN vs. National Average

Top Tennessee 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
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 80 $45,190
Chattanooga, TN-GA 60 $44,030
Knoxville, TN 40 $44,000

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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