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Athletic Trainers in Virginia

Considering a career as an Athletic Trainer in Virginia?

27.7% Jobs Projection
$45,680 Median Salary
70 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Athletic Trainers Work in Virginia?

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

There were 750 Athletic Trainers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Athletic Trainers in VA Employment Trend

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

Athletic Trainers in VA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Virginia

Jobs for Athletic Trainers in this state are growing at a rate of 27.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 22.7%.

Job Projections for Athletic Trainers: Nation vs. VA

Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 70 annual job openings, and 1,060 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 Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Athletic Trainers ranged from $31,940 to $75,360 with $45,680 being the median annual salary.

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

Athletic Trainers Earnings: VA vs. National Average

Top Virginia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 250 $53,850
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 170 $50,860
Richmond, VA 130 $38,720
Charlottesville, VA 70 $38,390
Harrisonburg, VA 40 $46,170

Top States for Athletic Trainers Employment

View the list below to see 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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