Athlete trainer - Salary and Career
Physical Education Professionals

Athlete trainer - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They develop, with children, young people and adults, physical activities, teach sports techniques, carry out specialized training with athletes from different sports, instruct them about the principles and rules inherent to each one of them, evaluate and supervise the physical preparation of athletes, monitor and supervise sports practices, prepare technical and scientific reports in the area of physical activities and sport.

How much does an Athlete trainer earn

A Athlete trainer earns between $873 and $9.489 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.948 and a median salary of $1.707 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 1.174 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Athlete trainer

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.948 35.376 737 18
1º Quartile 873 10.481 218 5
Median Salary 1.707 20.489 427 11
3º Quartile 7.236 86.836 1.809 45
Higher Salary 9.489 113.862 2.372 59


Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals of biological sciences, health
      • physical education professionals
        • physical education professionals

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Main workplaces

Physical Education Professionals professionals provide services in the field of physical exercise with educational, health and sports performance goals. They can work in gyms and sports schools, clubs and hotels, medical and physiotherapy clinics, in home care, in direct public administration bodies, etc., as employees with a formal contract or as self-employed. They develop their work individually, in the most varied environments, at irregular hours. In some activities, some professionals may work under special conditions, eg, in uncomfortable positions for prolonged periods, under pressure, subject to weather changes and bad weather.


What does it take to work in the field of Physical Education Professionals

The exercise of family occupations requires higher education in physical education, registered with the Regional Council of Physical Education. In the job market, the number of professionals with specialization and postgraduate courses is growing. The full exercise of activities varies according to occupation, between one and four years.


Functions and activities of Athlete trainer

Physical Education Professionals must:

  • planning professional intervention actions;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • coordinate physical and sports activity;
  • identify professional intervention needs;
  • communicate;
  • coordinating physical and sports activity;
  • develop training;
  • plan professional intervention actions;
  • intervening in competitive processes;
  • intervene in competitive processes;

  • Activities

    • classify the beneficiaries according to characteristics and biosocial data;
    • adapting the exercises to the conditions and needs of the beneficiaries;
    • demonstrate innovative capacity;
    • verify the athlete's documentation before the sports administration entities;
    • scheduling training and activities;
    • setting objectives and goals;
    • demonstrate innovation capacity;
    • implement technical, tactical and physical training;
    • indicate athletes for hiring;
    • guide disciplinary, tactical and technical aspects;
    • use means of communication;
    • use drawings and graphics;
    • use gestures and signals;
    • intervene with tactical and technical actions in competition;
    • evaluating the behavior of athletes in competition;
    • apply functional tests;
    • identify talents;
    • demonstrate emotional control;
    • participate in meetings;
    • demonstrate upgradeability;
    • develop cognitive abilities;
    • use audiovisual resources;
    • advise on sports rules;
    • organizing the technical committee;
    • register beneficiaries;
    • determining philosophy and working methods;
    • interview athletes for hiring;
    • collect technical and physical data;
    • communicate the date and place of events to interested parties;
    • observe the reports of psychological, nutritional and medical aspects of the beneficiaries;
    • organize technical committee;
    • analyze the conditions of competition;
    • communicate the date and place of the events to interested parties;
    • demonstrate communicative expression ability;
    • determining the means and processes of activities;
    • promoting events;
    • give courses and lectures;
    • writing periodic technical reports;
    • integrating committee members;
    • schedule transportation, food and accommodation;
    • evaluating the potential of beneficiaries;
    • demonstrate innovativeness;
    • hold meetings;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • apply corrective exercises of a technical and tactical nature;
    • select the athlete and the practitioner;
    • evaluating the results of the application of planning;
    • apply recreational activities of technical, tactical and physical development;
    • develop training with data from evaluations performed;
    • select the athlete and practitioner;
    • training athletes for fixed objectives;
    • use computer resources;
    • maintain ethical and moral posture;
    • collect statistical data on the competition;
    • develop technical and tactical qualities;
    • evaluate the behavior of athletes in competition;
    • develop training with data from the evaluations performed;
    • evaluating the results of the planning application;
    • guide behavioral, social, moral and ethical aspects;
    • control the material necessary for the development of activities;
    • schedule the time and place of activities;
    • play the role of interlocutor;
    • check the location of activities;
    • classify beneficiaries according to characteristics and biosocial data;
    • analyzing the physical and technical data of the beneficiaries;
    • define physical tests;
    • show the move to be performed;
    • guiding the athlete's behavior in competition;
    • correct tactical and technical errors;
    • setting goals and objectives;
    • develop physical and motor qualities;
    • use oral and written communication;
    • demonstrate leadership ability;
    • organizing technical committee;
    • using gestures and signals;


    Sectors that hire Athlete trainer the most in the job market

    • physical conditioning activities
    • social, sports and similar clubs
    • other sports activities
    • production and promotion of sports events
    • sports education
    • activities of associative organizations linked to culture and art
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • sports facilities management
    • elementary school
    • general public administration




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