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Athletic Trainer Salary Information in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York

The annual and hourly salary statistics of athletic trainers in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of athletic trainers in Buffalo-Niagara Falls is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Athletic Trainers in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,790
25th Percentile Wage
$36,010
50th Percentile Wage
$42,210
75th Percentile Wage
$51,380
90th Percentile Wage
$60,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for athletic trainers in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,790.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of athletic trainers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$42,210
5.12% 18.03%
2016
$40,050
5.74% -
2015
$37,750
13.06% -
2014
$32,820
-8.71% -
2013
$35,680
3.03% -
2012
$34,600
- -

Table 3. Compare Athletic Trainer Salary in Buffalo-Niagara Falls with Other New York Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $42,210 in Buffalo-Niagara Falls is in the middle of salary range for athletic trainers in state of New York. In comparison, the annual salary of athletic trainers in Buffalo-Niagara Falls is 19.3 percent (19.3%) lower than that in the highest paying New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island and 7.2 percent (7.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$52,300
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$51,750
Nassau-Suffolk
$51,470
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$51,420
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$50,060
Rochester
$46,050
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$45,870
Utica-Rome
$44,770
Syracuse
$43,460
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$42,210
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$39,180



See also: Top paying jobs in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York.