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Sports Medicine Schools In West Virginia

Sports Medicine classes faculty can choose to work at one of 7 accredited sports medicine schools in West Virginia. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in sports medicine in the state of West Virginia, which encompasses sports medicine training at the following levels:


  1. Alderson Broaddus College

    101 College Hill Drive, Philippi, West Virginia 26416-2035

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  2. University of Charleston

    2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE, Charleston, West Virginia 25304

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  3. Concord University

    100 Vermillion Street, Athens, West Virginia 24712

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  4. Marshall University

    1 John Marshall Dr, Huntington, West Virginia 25755

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  5. West Virginia Wesleyan College

    59 College Ave, Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201-2994

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  6. Wheeling Jesuit University

    316 Washington Ave, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003

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  7. American Public University System

    111 W Congress St, Charles Town, West Virginia 25414

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Professional Trends

West Virginia Vs. National Sports Medicine Employment

West Virginia 1,820
National 308,430

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

Employment Growth for Sports medicine professionals In West Virginia

3,170 3,310 2,930 3,150 3,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In West Virginia, sports medicine is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 30 less sports medicine professionals working in West Virginia than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of sports medicine has shrunk by 1% in West Virginia. This decline 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 West Virginia

$63,504 $66,664 $68,456 $69,438 $69,630
$38,568 $40,154 $41,268 $42,203 $43,413
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sports Medicine
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by sports medicine professionals is increasing in West Virginia. The mean salary for sports medicine professionals in 2006 was $63,504 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $69,630 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sports medicine professionals in West Virginia

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Thus, sports medicine professionals' salaries grew by 9% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of sports medicine, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid sports medicine professionals earning 59% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in West Virginia state.

Average Salaries for Sports medicine professionals and related professions in West Virginia

Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Assistant
Physician Assistant
Sports Medicine

In West Virginia, sports medicine professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Sports Medicine programs available for each degree type for all schools in West Virginia


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

Sports Medicine Faculty Salaries in West Virginia

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