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Athletic Trainer

Success is Helping Others to Achieve

Evaluate and advise individuals to assist recovery from or avoid athletic-related injuries or illnesses, or maintain peak physical fitness. May provide first aid or emergency care.

Contact Info

Center for Career Exploration and Success

45 Armstrong Center

550 E. Spring St.

Oxford, OH 45056

careercenter@MiamiOH.edu

513-529-3831

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Related Job Titles

Assistant Athletic Trainer, Certified Athletic Trainer, Head Athletic Trainer, Sports Medicine Coordinator, Athletic Instructor, Clinical Instructor, Head Athletic Trainer/Strength Coach, Athletic Trainer, Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer, Resident Athletic Trainer

Facts and Stats

Your career outlook is looking good – just like these stats.

O*NET Code: 29-9091.00

O*NET Summary
  • $49,860 Median wages (annual)

    2020

  • 2,200 Projected job openings

    2019–2029

  • Over 8% Projected growth (much faster than average)

    2019-2029

What you Need to Know

  • Medicine — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Psychology — Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
  • Therapy and Counseling — Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and for career counseling and guidance.
  • Education and Training — Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

Related Programs

Top Technology Requirements Included in Job Postings

  • Data base user interface and query software — Digital Coach AthleticTrainer; Injury tracking software; Keffer Development Services Athletic Trainer System ATS; Premier Software Simtrak Mobility
  • Electronic mail software — Email software
  • Medical software — BioEx Systems Exercise Pro; ImPACT
  • Presentation software — Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Spreadsheet software — Microsoft Excel

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