Sports Medicine Schools In Washington State

Washington State has 3 accredited sports medicine schools where sports medicine faculty who teach sports medicine classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in sports medicine in the state of Washington State, which encompasses sports medicine training at the sports medicine bachelors degree level.


  1. Eastern Washington University

    526 5th Street, Cheney, Washington 99004-2496

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Washington State University

    French Administration Building, Pullman, Washington 99164-5910

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Whitworth University

    300 W Hawthorne Rd, Spokane, Washington 99251

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Sports Medicine Employment

Washington State 6,690
National 308,430

Approximately 2% of the country's sports medicine professionals work in Washington State state.

Employment Growth for Sports medicine professionals In Washington State

9,010 9,210 10,020 10,680 11,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Sports Medicine is a growing field in Washington State. In 2010 there were 2,360 more sports medicine professionals working in Washington State than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of sports medicine has grown by 26% in Washington State. This growth is faster than the change in the number of sports medicine professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of sports medicine professionals has grown by 24% from 2006 to 2010.

Sports Medicine VS. All Professions salaries in Washington State

$65,404 $70,714 $73,932 $76,018 $76,678
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sports Medicine
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by sports medicine professionals is increasing in Washington State. In 2006 sports medicine professionals made a mean salary of $65,404 per year, and in 2010 they made $76,678 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sports medicine professionals in Washington State

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Thus, there was a 15% growth in sports medicine professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 19% pay differential between the highest paid sports medicine professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of sports medicine in Washington State.

Average Salaries for Sports medicine professionals and related professions in Washington State

Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Assistant
Physician Assistant
Sports Medicine

Sports medicine professionals in Washington State earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Sports Medicine programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington State


A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in sports medicine.

Sports Medicine Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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