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Sports Medicine Schools In Kentucky

Kentucky has 4 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 Kentucky, which encompasses sports medicine training at the following levels:


  1. Eastern Kentucky University

    521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, Kentucky 40475-3102

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Georgetown College

    400 East College Street, Georgetown, Kentucky 40324

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Kentucky

    Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0032

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Northern Kentucky University

    Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, Kentucky 41099

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Sports Medicine Employment

Kentucky 4,580
National 308,430

Approximately 1% of the country's sports medicine professionals work in Kentucky state.

Employment Growth for Sports medicine professionals In Kentucky

6,230 6,290 6,400 6,910 7,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of sports medicine professionals is growing in Kentucky. 1,050 more sports medicine professionals were working in Kentucky in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of sports medicine has grown by 17% in Kentucky. 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 Kentucky

$61,672 $66,018 $69,986 $70,476 $73,238
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sports Medicine
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Kentucky, as the number of sports medicine professionals is growing, the salaries earned by sports medicine professionals are increasing. In 2006 sports medicine professionals made a mean salary of $61,672 per year, and in 2010 they made $73,238 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sports medicine professionals in Kentucky

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Thus, sports medicine professionals' salaries grew by 16% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Kentucky state, within the field of sports medicine, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid sports medicine professionals earn 37% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Sports medicine professionals and related professions in Kentucky

Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Assistant
Physician Assistant
Sports Medicine

In Kentucky, sports medicine professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


Most of these graduates, or 75%, earned a bachelor's degree in sports medicine.

Sports Medicine Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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The number of sports medicine faculty, growth in the field of sports medicine academia and sports medicine faculty salaries in Kentucky, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching sports medicine courses to students at the bachelors degree in sports medicine, and masters 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 Kentucky. A summary of what your peers have told us up until now will be available once you submit your information.

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