Sports Medicine in Gaffney

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Limestone College

1115 College Drive, Gaffney, South Carolina 29340-3799
(800) 795-7151 x0

1 miles from location
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
Town: Fringe 4-year, Private not-for-profit 54 39
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
3,137 $40,226 $30,336 40%

Degrees Offered

Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
1 miles from location Limestone College Gaffney SC 20.9287 37% 3,137

Gaffney, SC has only one accredited sports medicine school, Limestone College. Approximately 4 students graduated from sports medicine degree programs at Limestone College in 2010. Limestone College received a ranking of 79th in the country in 2010.


Tuition for sports medicine courses at Limestone College was $19,200 per year.

You've earned a sports medicine what?

Many Gaffney sports medicine graduates become sports medicine physician, sports medicine coordinator , coach, physical therapist, physical therapist assistant. In 2010, there were 860 sports medicine professionals working in the Gaffney municipal area, which accounts for 10% of South Carolina's total number of sports medicine professionals. There were 300 sports medicine physicians, 50 sports medicine coordinator s, and 130 coachs.

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 7,630 sports medicine professionals will be working in South Carolina. This would require the number of sports medicine professionals to grow by 28%. This expected growth in the number of South Carolina sports medicine professionals is faster than the growth that is expected for sports medicine professionals around the US.


Gaffney sports medicine professionals earn on average $69,876 per year. However, Gaffney sports medicine professionals earned anywhere in the range from less than $33,580 per year to more than $105,170 per year in 2010.

On average the lowest paid sports medicine professionals were:

  1. Sports Medicine Physician - $162,780 per year
  2. Physical Therapist - $71,140 per year
  3. Physical Therapist Assistant - $47,410 per year

The sports medicine professionals with lowest average salaries in 2010 were:

  1. Coach - $35,740 per year
  2. Sports Medicine Coordinator - $32,310 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Gaffney statistics regarding a sports medicine career after graduating from a sports medicine training program at the sports medicine certificate, sports medicine associate's degree, sports medicine bachelor's degree, sports medicine master's degree, or sports medicine doctoral degree levels. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as physical therapy or sports medicine.


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Sports Medicine in Gaffney, SC

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other + 300 $162,780
Physical Therapists + 240 $71,140
Physical Therapist Assistants + 140 $47,410
Coaches and Scouts + 130 $35,740
Athletic Trainers + 50 $32,310

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