What Are The Training Requirements for Exercise Physiologists?

Exercise physiologists need a bachelor's degree.

Degrees for Exercise physiologists
Typical education of Exercise physiologists
Percent
Less than High School 0.7
High School 2.2
Some College 4.5
Associates Degree 5.7
Bachelors Degree 27.5
Masters Degree 52.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 6.7

What Is the Employment Outlook for Exercise Physiologists?

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 1,000 more exercise physiologists but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 3,000 more.

This career includes 14,000 people in the United States.

How Much Do Exercise Physiologists Make?

On average, exercise physiologists make $24.19 per hour or $50,310 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Exercise Physiologists?

Hourly income for Exercise physiologists in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Exercise physiologists $15.53 $18.40 $22.76 $28.61 $35.74
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $15.59 $21.80 $30.49 $43.83 $64.87
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners $23.60 $28.74 $37.49 $53.60 $84.62
Therapists $22.12 $28.11 $36.07 $45.37 $54.98
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Exercise Physiologists?

Annual salary for Exercise physiologists in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Exercise physiologists $32,290 $38,270 $47,340 $59,500 $74,330
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $32,430 $45,330 $63,420 $91,180 $134,930
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners $49,090 $59,780 $77,980 $111,480 $176,020
Therapists $46,000 $58,470 $75,020 $94,360 $114,360
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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