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Athletic Trainers in Texas

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

26.1% Jobs Projection
$57,930 Median Salary
250 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Athletic Trainers Work in Texas?

2,370 people worked as Athletic Trainers in 2018 in this state.

There were 2,790 Athletic Trainers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 420 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Athletic Trainers in TX Employment Trend

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

Athletic Trainers in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Athletic Trainers in this state are growing at a rate of 26.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 22.7%.

Job Projections for Athletic Trainers: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 250 annual Athletic Trainers job openings in Texas, and 3,870 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 Texas?

In 2018 wages for Athletic Trainers ranged from $25,530 to $78,870 with $57,930 being the median annual salary.

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

Athletic Trainers Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas 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
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 650 $60,060
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 650 $59,760
Austin-Round Rock, TX 200 $59,450
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 150 $55,910
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 70 $64,140
Lubbock, TX 50 $30,230
Tyler, TX 50 $42,300
College Station-Bryan, TX 50 $60,010
Waco, TX 40 $55,290
El Paso, TX 40 $52,340
Corpus Christi, TX 40 $55,720
Killeen-Temple, TX 30 $57,690

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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