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Sports Medicine Schools In Tennessee

In Tennessee, there are 9 accredited schools where sports medicine classes faculty 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 Tennessee, which encompasses sports medicine training at the following levels:


  1. Carson-Newman College

    1646 S Russell Ave, Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760

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  2. Cumberland University

    One Cumberland Square, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

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  3. King College

    1350 King College Rd, Bristol, Tennessee 37620-2699

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  4. Lee University

    1120 N Ocoee St, Cleveland, Tennessee 37311

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  5. Lincoln Memorial University

    6965 Cumberland Gap Pky, Harrogate, Tennessee 37752-9900

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  6. Middle Tennessee State University

    1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132

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  7. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

    615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403-2598

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  8. Tusculum College

    60 Shiloh Road, Greeneville, Tennessee 37743

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  9. Union University

    1050 Union University Dr, Jackson, Tennessee 38305-3697

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Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Sports Medicine Employment

Tennessee 7,670
National 308,430

Of all of the sports medicine professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Tennessee.

Employment Growth for Sports medicine professionals In Tennessee

10,920 11,120 11,220 11,990 11,790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Sports Medicine is a growing field in Tennessee. 870 more sports medicine professionals were working in Tennessee in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of sports medicine has grown by 8% in Tennessee. This growth is slower than the national trend for sports medicine professionals which shows a 24% increase in the number of sports medicine professionals working around the nation.

Sports Medicine VS. All Professions salaries in Tennessee

$61,058 $70,618 $74,480 $76,136 $81,368
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sports Medicine
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of sports medicine professionals is growing, the salaries paid to sports medicine professionals are increasing in Tennessee. The mean salary for sports medicine professionals in 2006 was $61,058 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $81,368 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sports medicine professionals in Tennessee

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Thus, sports medicine professionals' salaries grew by 25% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Tennessee, there is a slight variation in pay, within the field of sports medicine. The pay differential between the highest paid sports medicine professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 0%

Average Salaries for Sports medicine professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Assistant
Physician Assistant
Sports Medicine

In Tennessee, 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 Tennessee


Most of these graduates, or 89%, earned a bachelor's degree in sports medicine.

Sports Medicine Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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