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Sports Medicine Physicians

General Information

Description

Diagnose, treat, and help prevent injuries that occur during sporting events, athletic training, and physical activities.

Industry areas

  • Health Science

Job Outlook

Projected Job Growth (2022 - 2032)
+3%
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$208,000+

State-by-state Salary

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$208,000+
$143,440
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Doctoral degree 50%
  • Post-doctoral training 49%
  • High school 0%
  • Some college 0%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 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:

  • Investigative — You have an interest in studying and researching objects, organisms, and other things.
  • 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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Knowledge

  • Medicine and Dentistry
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  • Biology
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  • Psychology

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