The salary statistics of exercise physiologists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare exercise physiologists salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for exercise physiologists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) exercise physiologists is $67,740. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid exercise physiologists is $32,660.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of exercise physiologists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of exercise physiologists in 25 industries in the health care and social assistance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for exercise physiologists occupations is the specialty hospitals - privately owned industry with an annual salary $49,900. The lowest paying industry is the nursing care facilities (skilled nursing facilities) industry (annual salary $35,910). For detailed exercise physiologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Specialty hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals|| |
|Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals|| |
|Individual and Family Services|| |
|Hospitals - State government owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned|| |
|Social Assistance|| |
|Home Health Care Services|| |
|Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities|| |
|Offices of Physicians|| |
|Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|Outpatient Care Centers|| |
|Nursing and Residential Care Facilities|| |
|Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly|| |
|Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|Other Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|Offices of Other Health Practitioners|| |
|Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists|| |
|Offices of Chiropractors|| |
|Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .