Sports Medicine Schools
In Independence, Kansas

In Independence, there is only one sports medicine school where sports medicine faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the sports medicine academic community in Independence, and the future trends. Academia in sports medicine includes sports medicine training at the sports medicine associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Independence Vs. Kansas Sports Medicine Employment

Independence 950
Kansas 3,060

Of the 5,030 sports medicine professionals employed in Kansas, 1,190 work in Independence. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of sports medicine professionals in Independence has grown by 28%. Overall employment in Independence has also increased.

Independence Vs. Kansas Sports Medicine employment growth

3,950 4,230 4,820 5,020 5,030
930 1,350 1,380 No data 1,190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Independence

Sports Medicine VS. All professions salaries in Independence

$69,866 $73,572 $72,770 No data $72,598
$29,550 $30,770 $31,550 No data $33,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sports Medicine in Independence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Independence

As the number of sports medicine professionals in Independence has grown, salaries for sports medicine professionals have also increased. Independence sports medicine professionals made $72,598 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for sports medicine professionals in Independence was $69,866 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of sports medicine professionals in Independence is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Sports medicine professionals in Independence

10th percentile
$38,942
25th percentile
$52,788
50th percentile
$62,870
75th percentile
$72,952
90th percentile
$66,825

Sports medicine professionals in Independence earn a median salary of $62,870 per year. The difference in pay between the sports medicine professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 72%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $38,942 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $66,825 per year.

Average Salaries for Sports medicine professionals and related professions in Independence

Physical Therapy Assistant
$34,530
Physical Therapy
$72,190
Sports Medicine
$72,598
Physician Assistant
$80,200

On average sports medicine professional salaries in Independence are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Sports Medicine schools in Independence

1

There is only one accredited sports medicine school in the city. Many of Independence's sports medicine professionals are graduates of this school.

Sports Medicine Programs Offered In Independence

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in sports medicine offered by Independence's sports medicine school.

Student Completed Sports Medicine Degrees In Independence

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

In 2010 approximately 2 students graduated from sports medicine courses.

Sports Medicine Faculty Salaries in Independence, Kansas

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