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Athletic Trainers
(SOC Code : 29-9091)
in California

Evaluate, advise, and treat athletes to assist recovery from injury, avoid injury, or maintain peak physical fitness.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Bachelor's degree .

Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20141st Qtr$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2010 - 20201,0001,30030030.060

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Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Colleges and Universities 2,31738.5%
Elementary and Secondary Schools 17,38714.7%
Spectator Sports 7756.5%

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Program Title
Athletic Training/Trainer

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Conduct an initial assessment of an athlete`s injury or illness to provide emergency or continued care and to determine whether they should be referred to physicians for definitive diagnosis and treatment.
Evaluate athletes` readiness to play and provide participation clearances when necessary and warranted.
Apply protective or injury preventive devices, such as tape, bandages, or braces, to body parts, such as ankles, fingers, or wrists.
Assess and report the progress of recovering athletes to coaches or physicians.
Collaborate with physicians to develop and implement comprehensive rehabilitation programs for athletic injuries.
Care for athletic injuries, using physical therapy equipment, techniques, or medication.
Perform general administrative tasks, such as keeping records or writing reports.
Plan or implement comprehensive athletic injury or illness prevention programs.
Instruct coaches, athletes, parents, medical personnel, or community members in the care and prevention of athletic injuries.
Travel with athletic teams to be available at sporting events.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Achievement - Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Social - Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.

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