In an article titled "How much do Houstonians earn?", The Houston Business Journal listed careers in the greater Houston area that paid significantly more then the national average. Athletic Trainers topped the list with a pay difference of 33.8% more than the nation wide average.
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The article quoted the director of HHP's master of athletic training program Dr. Josh Yellen who attributed the growth in Athletic Trainer's salaries to demand in industrial and occupational settings. He said Athletic trainers are saving companies millions of dollars by decreasing personal injury and workman’s compensation costs.
Dr. Josh Yellen
Below is a excerpt from the article:
Read the entire article on the Houston Business Journal website