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Total Degrees
Awarded in 2016
growing 7.39%
Median In-State
Public Tuition
declining 44%
Median Out-of-State
Private Tuition
growing 12.8%
Average Wage
growing 4.19%
People in Workforce
growing 8.86%
Average Employee Age
declining 2.53%


Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Physical Fitness Technician and the types of students that study this field. American Academy of Personal Training awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but American Academy of Personal Training and American Academy of Personal Training-Boston Campus have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Physical Fitness Technician. Tuition costs for Physical Fitness Technician majors are, on average, $2,365 for in-state public colleges, and $29,564 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Physical Fitness Technician programs are Public, 2-year institutions.


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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Parks, Recreation, & Leisure graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field. Elementary & secondary schools is the industry that employs the most Parks, Recreation, & Leisure majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Parks, Recreation, & Leisure majors, by average wage, is Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers.


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Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Parks, Recreation, & Leisure in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Parks, Recreation, & Leisure is 35.3, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Male employees are more likey to hold Parks, Recreation, & Leisure degrees, and White students earn the majority (959) of the degrees.

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Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Physical Fitness Technician field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Physical Fitness Technician majors need many skills, but most especially Instructing. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Physical Fitness Technician majors need more than the average amount of Troubleshooting, Equipment Selection, and Technology Design.

These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Physical Fitness Technician majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Troubleshooting is very distinctive for majors, but the Instructing, Monitoring, and Service Orientation are the three most important skills for people in the field.

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