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Exercise Physiologists Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of exercise physiologists in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare exercise physiologists salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Exercise Physiologists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,300
25th Percentile Wage
$62,110
50th Percentile Wage
$71,600
75th Percentile Wage
$78,350
90th Percentile Wage
$86,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for exercise physiologists in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $86,290. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $71,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid exercise physiologists is $49,300.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of exercise physiologists in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$71,600
2.07% 5.13%
2016
$70,120
1.17% -
2015
$69,300
1.00% -
2014
$68,610
0.99% -
2013
$67,930
0.00% -
2012
$67,930
- -

Compare Exercise Physiologists Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of exercise physiologists in seven industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $72,770. The lowest paying industry is the local government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $47,330). For detailed exercise physiologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$72,770
Federal government, including USPS
$72,770
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$71,600
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$56,640
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$49,770
State government, including schools and hospitals
$48,790
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$47,330

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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