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, according to a prearraged agreement, or within 30 days following the event.

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

Qualification Salary ($/hour)
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)
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.