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Sports Medicine Schools In Colorado

In Colorado, there are 5 accredited schools where sports medicine classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Colorado's sports medicine academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in sports medicine includes sports medicine training at the following levels:


  1. Colorado Christian University

    8787 West Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, Colorado 80226

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  2. Community College of Aurora

    16000 E CentreTech Pky, Aurora, Colorado 80011-9036

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  3. Fort Lewis College

    1000 Rim Drive, Durango, Colorado 81301-3999

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  4. Mesa State College

    1100 North Avenue, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501-3122

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  5. Colorado State University-Pueblo

    2200 Bonforte Blvd, Pueblo, Colorado 81001-4901

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Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Sports Medicine Employment

Colorado 4,750
National 308,430

Of all of the sports medicine professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Colorado state.

Employment Growth for Sports medicine professionals In Colorado

7,870 8,090 8,180 7,610 8,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Colorado, sports medicine is a growing field. 300 more sports medicine professionals were working in Colorado in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of sports medicine professionals has grown by 4%. This growth is slower 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 Colorado

$57,296 $59,784 $63,934 $73,260 $77,206
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sports Medicine
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Colorado, as the number of sports medicine professionals is growing, the salaries earned by sports medicine professionals are increasing. The mean salary for sports medicine professionals in 2006 was $57,296 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $77,206 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sports medicine professionals in Colorado

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This represents a 26% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of sports medicine, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid sports medicine professionals earning 33% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Colorado state.

Average Salaries for Sports medicine professionals and related professions in Colorado

Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Assistant
Physician Assistant
Sports Medicine

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

Educational Trends

Sports Medicine programs available for each degree type for all schools in Colorado


A majority of these graduates, or 80%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in sports medicine.

Sports Medicine Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of sports medicine faculty in Colorado, growth in the field of sports medicine academia and faculty salaries in Colorado. If you are involved in teaching sports medicine courses to students at the certificate in sports medicine, and bachelors degree in sports medicine levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of sports medicine in Colorado. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see the data we have collected thus far.

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