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Adapted Physical Education Specialists

General Information

Description

Provide individualized physical education instruction or services to children, youth, or adults with exceptional physical needs due to gross motor developmental delays or other impairments.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Education & Training

Job Outlook

Projected Job Growth (2022 - 2032)
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$63,950

State-by-state Salary

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$121,860
$19,140
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 38%
  • Post baccalaureate 33%
  • Master's degree 28%
  • High school 0%
  • Some college 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Social — You have an interest in helping, teaching, advising, assisting or providing service to others.
  • Realistic — You have an interest in physically working with equipment, materials or structures.

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Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership

Knowledge

  • Education and Training
  • Psychology
  • English Language
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Therapy and Counseling

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