Exercise Physiologist Jobs

Exercise Physiologists Overview


Exercise physiologists serve dual roles as both physician and researcher as they treat injuries and disease through the use of exercise. Because of their experience studying how the human body reacts, exercise physiologists also often work in teaching positions. Exercise physiologists are pivotal in helping individuals recover from physical defects and in allowing the body to heal itself naturally without the use of invasive surgeries.

Exercise Physiologists Educational Requirements


A bachelor's degree is the minimum requirement to become an exercise physiologist, although it is more common to hold a master's degree or doctoral degree. Most physiologists begin as interns before either being promoted or opening their own practice. A desire to help others, plus the curiosity to learn more about the human body, is required. Maintaining good physical condition is also helpful in order to demonstrate proper exercise form to patients.

Exercise Physiologists Job Market


If not working in their own practice, physiologists can be employed in gyms as physical trainers and therapists, in research facilities, in medical facilities and more. Because of the sheer number of possibilities for exercise physiologists, the demand is quite high, although the number employed is small. The intense education requirements mean that few people take the time to obtain the required training. There are currently around 6,000 exercise physiologists employed across the United States with another 1,300 openings available. The number of employed physiologists is projected to grow by 9 percent by 2022 to 6,500 individuals employed. Similar positions include Physical Therapist jobs.

Exercise Physiologists Salary


Exercise physiologists do not make as much as other medical professionals, but their income is still quite substantial. The median wage is around $22 an hour with some locations paying a starting wage of $18 an hour. Annual wages range from $26,000 at some facilities to as high as $66,000. The amount an exercise physiologist can earn is largely based on whether they are employed at a research facility or a gym or serve in a clinical capacity. Those who work as physicians typically earn significantly more than exercise physiologists who work as personal trainers or researchers.
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411 Exercise Physiologist jobs found on Monster.

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Exercise Physiologist True Results is a leader in obesity disease management specializing in Lap Band, Gastric Sleeve and Gastric Bypass procedures. True Results provides access to an expert team of affiliated weight loss surgeons, healthcare professionals, surgical centers and support resources all dedicated to the care of bariatric patients. Our proprietary patient processes include free insura...
Company Confidential Falls Church, VA, 22040
We are looking for a highly qualified and motivated Exercise Physiologist to work in an upscale environment at a medical facility in the Tyson's Corner/Falls Church/ Arlington area. You will provide exercise stress testing, detailed fitness assessments and createf an individualized exercise program prescription for our clients. The position offers regular hours- 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The position ...
Job Purpose: Conducts physical stress testing utilizing variety of equipment to include Treadmill. Supports physical therapy care delivery by preparing treatment area, patient, equipment and materials; performing procedures, under the supervision of a physical therapist. Duties: * Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols. * Prepares patients for phys...
Steward Health Care Ayer, MA
ACLS certification required. BCLS certification required. Per Diem position available in Cardiac Services. Mon-Fri, hrs can vary from 7-8am untill 3:30-4:30pm. Candidate will be expected to work in the Stress Lab and in Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab. Stress Testing experience is required. ACLS & BLS are also required. Must have EKG/telemetry and computer skills....
McLaren Health Care Pontiac, MI, 48343
Subsidiary: McLaren Oakland - JOB SUMMARY Responsible for producing the best diagnostic information possible with the available resources in the safest manor. The Exercise Physiologist will acquire and evaluate data, while exercising discretion and judgment in performance of the clinical examination. The Exercise Physiologist will provide life style guidance, education, and exercise prescription...
Adventist Health System Fort Worth, TX, 76102
Provides the Assessment Center department and different programs within the hospital with a knowledgeable component of exercise physiology. The job holder performs exercise stress testing, exercise leadership and counseling for the Assessment Center. Masters or Bachelors Degree in the area of Exercise Physiology with emphasis on exercise testing, exercise prescription, and exercise leadership for ...
Mountain View Regional Las Cruces, NM
Description The Cardiopulmonary Exercise Aide is an individual who assists the Cardiac Rehab R.N., and the Pulmonary Rehab R.T. in the daily operation and care of the patients in the rehab programs. The individual is under the direct supervision of the R.N./R.T. in attendance. Cardiopulmonary Exercise Assistant will also cross train in the Heart Station, performing inpatient ECG Qualifications ...
Munroe Regoinal Medical Center Ocala, FL
Description Develops, implements, and evaluates exercise programs for patients. Assesses cardiovascular and metabolic effects of exercise for cardiac and musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Creates educational materials and sessions for patients. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree...
Providence Health & Services Tarzana, CA
Exercise Physiologist Job Number: 67791 Schedule: On Call Shift: Day Job Category: Patient Services Location: California-Tarzana Providence is calling a Per Diem Day Shift Exercise Physiologist to Providence Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana, CA. In this position you will: Reporting to the Nurse Manager, with direction from the Registered Nurse, this position is responsible for assisting i...
St. Alexius Medical Center Bismarck, ND, 58502
QUALIFICATIONS Education: Bachelors degree in Exercise Science or Exercise Physiology. Licensure: None required. Experience: None required. Skills: Ability to operate computers and enter data. Ability to multi task and change direction and plans during the day as circumstances change. Ability to independently problem solve and make decisions. Interpersonal Skills: Strong listening, oral and writte...
Medical Center of Central Georgia Macon, GA, 31201
Medical Center of Central Georgia - Navicent Health (200) Macon, GA Job Code: QA03 Posted: Oct-22-2014 - Department: WELLNESS CENTER - Full-time Varies - Varied Shift - Bachelors degree is required Job Summary: The job duties for this position include but are not limited to employee wellness programming, corporate wellness, community speaking, exercise prescription and testing, personal...
Lexington Medical Center West Columbia, SC, 29172
Basic Functions: Position provides evaluation, coordination, and exercise educational planning of the Cardiac/ Pulmonary/Vascular Rehab patient in an outpatient setting. Position focuses on risk reduction and behavior intervention and modification. Assist in all new patient evaluation and orientation and follow-up including graded exercise testing, exercise prescription, body composition analysis,...
St Lukes Hospital Duluth, MN, 55805
Bachelors degree is required BLS certification required Licensure required JOB SUMMARY The Exercise Physiologist provides patient services. Assist with day to day clinical operations of Cardiac Rehabilitation, Phases I, II and III. Assists with cardiac diagnostic services. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Bachelors Degree in Exercise Physiology or Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science. Expe...
Christus Health Irving, TX
« back to search results Apply Now Exercise Physiologist - Full-Time - New Braunfels -CHRISTUS SRH New Braunfels Hos POSITION SUMMARY:This position is responsible to supervise and to prescribe exercise for patients enrolled in the Cardiac Phase I,II, and III and Pulmonary Rehab Programs. Associate must exercise independent judgment and decisionmaking within the limitations and scope of practice...
Swedish Health Services Tarzana, CA
465762true465762falseSubmission for the position: Exercise Physiologist - (Job Number: 67791)false465762falsetruehttps://swedish.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=67791&lang=enExercise PhysiologisttrueExercise Physiologist6779167791On CallOn CallDayDayPatient ServicesPatient ServicesCalifornia-TarzanaCalifornia-Tarzana Providence is calling a Per Diem Day Shift Exercise Physiologist to Pr...
· Bachelor's degree in exercise science or related allied health field is required. · Certification, experience or training equivalent to that specified for an Exercise Specialist by the ACSM or advanced specialty in Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation by the APTA is required within one year of employment. · Advanced knowledge of exercise physiology, nutrition, risk-factor modification strategies, co...
Alegent Creighton Health Louisville, KY
Exercise Physiologist, JH-Healthy Lifestyle Ctr, PRN - 1400025809 Description Jewish Hospital (JH) is an internationally renowned high-tech tertiary referral center developing leading-edge advancements in hand and microsurgery, heart and lung care, home care, rehab medicine (including sports medicine), orthopaedics, neuroscience, occupational health, organ transplantation and outpatient and prim...
Piedmont Healthcare Jasper, GA
Exercise Physiologist-Cardiac Job Number: 1401013 Description Piedmont Mountainside Hospital is located in Jasper, GA approximately 60 miles north of Atlanta. We are building a pool of interested and qualified candidates in anticipation of potential future staffing needs. Developing and implementing cardiac rehab treatment plans and providing cardiac education to patients and families. Able t...
Allegheny Health Network Hospitals Pittsburgh, PA, 15201
Date Posted: 10/20/2014 Position Number: 40514 Location: Murrysville Commons Allegheny Health Network is an integrated delivery network focused on preserving health care choice and providing affordable, high-quality care to the people in our communities. With more than 14,000 employees including 7,400 health care professionals, nearly 200 primary care and specialty care practices, Allegheny Hea...
Vista Health Cruces, NM
Description The Cardiopulmonary Exercise Aide is an individual who assists the Cardiac Rehab R.N., and the Pulmonary Rehab R.T. in the daily operation and care of the patients in the rehab programs. The individual is under the direct supervision of the R.N./R.T. in attendance. Cardiopulmonary Exercise Assistant will also cross train in the Heart Station, performing inpatient ECG Qualifications ...

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Exercise Physiologist

Salaries

$20,800.00 - $54,080.00
Typical Salary for Exercise Physiologist
(38 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
73.7%
Master's
26.3%
(19 Respondents)
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