Fee Guidelines

This pay scale generated by the AATA is considered a guideline for all Athletic Therapists working in the province of Alberta. These values will be reviewed and modified if necessary every 6 months in order to maintain a proper salary standard amongst all healthcare practitioners.


Field Work

All field work should be paid within 30 days following the event.

Hourly Rate

Description: Employment requiring on-site coverage of a sporting event without travel.

Qualification Salary ($/hour)
Certification Candidate in School 15-20
Certification Candidate Graduated from Accredited Institution 20-25
Certified Athletic Therapist 30-60

* Additional charges may apply for events requiring travel.

Event Coverage

Description: Employment requiring event coverage of a sporting event (i.e. tournaments or training camps) with or without travel.

Qualification Salary ($/day)
Certification Candidate in School 80-120
Certification Candidate Graduated from Accredited Institution 80-250
Certified Athletic Therapist 250-400

* Additional charges may apply for events requiring travel.


Clinical Work

Certified Athletic Therapist

Service Type Salary
Assessment 90-130
Follow-up 60-100
Gait Analysis 400-500

* These rates may be modified depending on the experience of the practitioner or on the specialty of the service provided.

Certification Candidate

Service Type Salary ($/hour)
Rehabilitative Exercise Prescription 20-25

* These rates may be modified depending on the experience of the practitioner or on the specialty of the service provided.