Athletic Trainer

Doug Stewart

What is Athletic Trainer

1. Name of Occupation: Athletic Trainer


2. Career description: Fitness trainers instruct and motivate individuals or groups in exercise activities, including cardio, strength training, and stretching. They work with people of all ages and skill levels.


3. What is the median pay? $31,090


4. Entry Level Training? Is more required? Training varies by type of specialty, and employers often hire those with certification. Personal trainers, group fitness instructors, and specialized instructors, such as yoga or Pilates instructors, each need different preparation.


5. Responsibilities and Tasks: I would be responsible to make people not fat.


6. What is the job outlook for this profession? Employment of fitness trainers and instructors is expected to grow by 24 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations.


7. What skills are required? None


8. What tools/technology is used in this occupation? None