Last updated: Thursday, March 26, 2020

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Athletic trainers specialize in preventing, diagnosing, and treating muscle and bone injuries and illnesses.

  • Education Requirements: at least a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, however, Master’s degree programs are also common.
  • Soft Skills: compassion, decision making skills, detail oriented.
  • Average annual salary: $45,600
  •  Pacific Northwest School: Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR), University of Oregon (Eugene, OR)

Watch a video about what it is like to be an athletic trainer: 

"I Love My Job: Athletic Trainer

Athletic Trainer