There are schools offering sports medicine degrees in Nevada!
Schools Offering Sports Medicine Programs in Nevada
The only accredited Sports Medicine school in Nevada is University of Nevada-Las Vegas, which is located in Las Vegas. In 2010, University of Nevada-Las Vegas was ranked 70th nationwide. Approximately 9 students graduated from Sports Medicine programs at University of Nevada-Las Vegas, in 2010.
University of Nevada-Las Vegas charged in-state students taking Sports Medicine courses, $5,808 in tuition fees per year.
A Sports Medicine degree from a Nevada school... what next?
Sports medicine physician, sports medicine coordinator , physical therapy professor, coach, physical therapist, and physical therapist assistant are the professions of choice for a majority of Sports Medicine graduates in Nevada. If you decide to work as a sports medicine professional in Nevada, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 5,140 Nevada sports medicine professional as of 2010. This number includes 1,530 sports medicine physicians, 80 sports medicine coordinator s and 860 physical therapy professors. In Nevada, the largest numbers of sports medicine professional work in the following counties:
- Clark County - 3,570 sports medicine professionals
- Pinal County - 480 sports medicine professionals
- Churchill County - 100 sports medicine professionals
The government projects that, by 2018, the number of sports medicine professionals in the state of Nevada will grow to 4,170. This would require a 28% growth in the field.
Sports medicine professionals in Nevada earn $92,905 per year on average. But, in 2010, some Nevada sports medicine professional earned as little as less than $15,960 per year or as much as more than $154,600 per year. The counties in Nevada with the highest average salary for sports medicine professional are:
- Pinal County - $103,318 per year
- Churchill County - $98,920 per year
- Elko County - $91,380 per year
The Nevada counties with the lowest average salary for sports medicine professionals are:
- Carson City County - $84,780 per year
- Clark County - $88,282 per year
- Elko County - $91,380 per year
The sports medicine professionals with highest average salaries in Nevada were:
- Sports Medicine Physician - $223,350 per year
- Physical Therapy Professor - $113,410 per year
- Physical Therapist - $84,510 per year
The sports medicine professionals with lowest average salaries in Nevada were:
- Sports Medicine Coordinator - $45,340 per year
- Coach - $36,020 per year
For more Nevada data regarding a career in sports medicine in Nevada and to compare salaries with various related fields such as physical therapy or physician assisting, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Bachelor's Degree in Sports Medicine in Nevada
Curious what studying Sports Medicine gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Nevada
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||1,530||$223,350||225.5%|
|Coaches and Scouts||1,130||$36,020||14.1%|
|Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||860||$113,410||8.9%|
|Physical Therapist Assistants||320||$54,800||18.5%|
Got your degree? Time to find a job!
Below are sports medicine related jobs in Nevada