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Athletic Trainer (career spotlight)

As a Trainer

This job is a very important job to athletes and other individuals that need help physically. As an athletic trainer there are many things you can do such as, helping a football player recover from an injury, or help a military recruit get physically prepared for combat.  A cool thing about this job is if you work for a sports team you get to travel around with them to all of their games.

About the Job

To have this job you would need at least a bachelor's degree from an accredited university. you also need very good communication skills. It is helpful to be able to stay calm under pressure. The median salary for this job is $42,400 and the projected growth for this job is about 21%. Companies that hire this job are Concentra, NBA, and the University of California.