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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118 Exercise Physiologist jobs found on Monster.

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Looking for outgoing and energetic candidate for an outpatient orthopedic physical therapy clinic located in Versailles, 10 minutes from Lexington. Full time with benefits package. Experience not a prerequisite....
Company Confidential Limerick, PA, 19468
Busy Physical Therapy clinic is looking for an experienced Exercise Physiologist. This is full time and with benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience. Email resume and correspondence to: *****...
Description Treats patients in phase II and phase III Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation. Evaluates, instructs and monitors patients throughout the rehab program. Understands normal and abnormal cardiopulmonary responses to exercise. Able to identify musculoskeletal disorders and potential musculoskeletal disorders in clients and takes appropriate measures to prevent injuries. Understands and impl...
Overview: PUSHING BEYOND www.dekalbmedical.org www.dekalbmedicalcareers.org Five-Star Rated: Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack in 2013 Recipient for Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in 2013 Award Winning Care: Outstanding Achievement Award for Cancer Care (2007-2013) Surgical Weight Loss Center of Excellence (2007-2013) Sleep Disorders Center of Excellence 2010 C...
Mishock Physical Therapy, an outpatient physical therapy clinic located in Gilbertsville, PA, is seeking an enthusiastic individual to take on the responsibilities of Physical Therapy Technician / Aide on a part time basis, approximately 30 -39 hours per week. The successful candidate will assist the PT's with patient care, such as administering heat/cold packs, maintaining therapy equipment and ...
Piedmont Healthcare Fayetteville, GA
Exercise Physiologist, Cardiac Rehab - PRN Job Number: 1403679 Description Become a part of the Piedmont Family! Piedmont Healthcare – It’s Time to Get Better. We care about our employees so you can care for our patients. Piedmont Healthcare. This position's responsibilities include: Teaching exercise classes, administering fitness testing and developing and implementing exercise programs wit...
Catskill Regional Medical Center Harris, NY, 12742
Overview: A member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS), Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is dedicated to providing the highest quality health care to residents of Sullivan County and neighboring communities at its main hospital campus in Harris and at the Grover M. Hermann Hospital Division in Callicoon. The sole community provider of health care in Sullivan County, CRMC off...
Job Description Performs needs assessment based on patient's medical history, stress testing results, co morbidity, and musculoskeletal disorders in order to establish an integrated Plan of Care. Requirements 1 to 3 years of related clinical experience. Bachelors degree. Training in CV technology or equivilent combination of education and experience. CPR certification. Registered by appropriate...
Job Description Performs needs assessment based on patient's medical history, stress testing results, co morbidity, and musculoskeletal disorders in order to establish an integrated Plan of Care. Develops a comprehensive plan of rehabilitation, including the establishme Requirements 1 to 3 years of related clinical experience. Bachelors degree. Training in CV technology or equivalent combinatio...
Cleveland Clinic Owasa, OK
Develops exercise prescription and oversees exercise progression in patients with cardiovascular disease in a rehabilitative setting.Provides patient testing before and after rehabilitation including strength, body composition, flexibility, balance and endurance.Provides exercise prescription for patients utilizing test data, patient status and current medication regimen; updates prescription acco...
Baylor Health Care System DALLAS, TX
Description Uses educational background to coordinate and plan preventative and rehabilitative health care for patients in the Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program. Provides patient care by observing and assessing the patient’s condition, performing patient care interventions and testing, evaluating the results of care and medications administered, and educating patients and the...
Baylor Health Care System FT WORTH, TX
Description Uses educational background to coordinate and plan preventative and rehabilitative health care for patients in the Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program. Provides patient care by observing and assessing the patient’s condition, performing patient care interventions and testing, evaluating the results of care and medications administered, and educating patients and the...
Baylor Health Care System GRAPEVINE, TX
Description Uses educational background to coordinate and plan preventative and rehabilitative health care for patients in the Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program. Provides patient care by observing and assessing the patient’s condition, performing patient care interventions and testing, evaluating the results of care and medications administered, and educating patients and the...
HCA North Texas Austin, TX
Exercise Physiologist (Outpatient CVIC) - Full-time/Days( Job Number: 06676-35687) Work Location :United States-Texas-Austin-St. David's Medical Center Schedule :Full-time Description Position Summary: Provide timely flow of office patients in the Imaging department. Assist in the delivery of patient care under the direction of physicians to include EKGs, vital signs, prepare patients for...
Company Provant Branch Spiritwood ND US Position: RNs, RDs, Exercise Physiologists Needed for Health Coaching Location: Spiritwood, ND Provant Health Solutions is a leading wellness company that hires medical professionals who like the opportunity to work in an exciting fast paced environment… Provant Health Solutions is a leading wellness company that hires medical professionals who like ...
Baylor Healthcare System Grapevine, TX, 76051
Uses educational background to coordinate and plan preventative and rehabilitative health care for patients in the Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program. Provides patient care by observing and assessing the patient’s condition, performing patient care interventions and testing, evaluating the results of care and medications administered, and educating patients and their families ...
Catholic Health Initiatives Louisville, KY, 40202
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 primary care. Site of the world’s first successful hand transplant, and the world’s ...
MountainStar Healthcare Austin, TX
Description Position Summary: Provide timely flow of office patients in the Imaging department. Assist in the delivery of patient care under the direction of physicians to include EKGs, vital signs, prepare patients for stress tests, IV skills, and nuclear stress tests and stress echos. In addition, the exercise physiologist must ensure all Emergency equipment (defib) is checked daily and weekly...
Catholic Health Initiatives 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...
Position Summary: Provide timely flow of office patients in the Imaging department. Assist in the delivery of patient care under the direction of physicians to include EKGs, vital signs, prepare patients for stress tests, IV skills, and nuclear stress tests and stress echos. In addition, the exercise physiologist must ensure all Emergency equipment (defib) is checked daily and weekly crash cart c...

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Exercise Physiologist

Salaries

$20,800.00 - $54,080.00
Typical Salary for Exercise Physiologist
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
73.7%
Master's
26.3%
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