Athletic Trainer Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for athletic trainers in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of athletic trainers among Texas cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Athletic Trainers in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,220
25th Percentile Wage
$40,860
50th Percentile Wage
$53,730
75th Percentile Wage
$66,200
90th Percentile Wage
$77,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for athletic trainers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,220.

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
$53,730
0.52% 4.73%
2016
$53,450
5.46% -
2015
$50,530
-4.37% -
2014
$52,740
2.45% -
2013
$51,450
0.51% -
2012
$51,190
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Athletic Trainers in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of athletic trainers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of athletic trainers in state of Texas ranges from $29,880 to $62,660. The highest paying area for athletic trainers in Texas is McAllen-Edinburg-Mission with a median annual salary of $62,660. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Plano-Irving (mean annual salary $62,320). The lowest paying area is Lubbock with a median annual salary of $29,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$62,660
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$62,320
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$61,860
Brownsville-Harlingen
$60,660
College Station-Bryan
$59,780
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$58,770
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$55,670
Waco
$54,630
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$53,120
Corpus Christi
$52,800
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$52,040
Fort Worth-Arlington
$51,060
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$49,790
Longview
$49,610
El Paso
$48,780
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$48,370
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$46,190
Tyler
$45,200
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$44,990
Abilene
$39,690
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$30,530
Lubbock
$29,880




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