Director, Fitness & Wellness Salary

The majority of Directors of Fitness & Wellness in the United States — roughly three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $32K to $80K per year, and the median is $52K per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Directors of Fitness & Wellness. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,246 - $76,012
$33K
$52K
$76K
MEDIAN: $51,674
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$33,246 - $76,012  
   
Bonus
$290.87 - $13,277  
Commission
$10,000  
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$32,298 - $79,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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Job Description for Director, Fitness & Wellness

Directors of fitness and wellness are responsible for coordinating and directing fitness and wellness activities for their organizations, as well as managing fitness staff and developing new activities for clients. They must use their leadership skills to motivate both participants and personnel, and also use a personal computer to conduct research, answer correspondence, measure program performance, and write reports.

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Director, Fitness & Wellness Tasks

  • Manage the daily operation of programs and activities at a fitness center.
  • Determine fitness center equipment requirements and oversee maintenance of equipment and the facilities.
  • Handle administrative duties and manage the budget, payroll, and membership fees.
  • Hire, train, and supervise staff and trainers, and coordinate staff schedules and tasks.
  • Design and carry out fitness and wellness programs tailored to the needs of fitness center customers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director, Fitness & Wellness

Pay by Experience for a Director, Fitness & Wellness has a positive trend. An entry-level Director, Fitness & Wellness with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director, Fitness & Wellness with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Director, Fitness & Wellness which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 29 salaries. A Director, Fitness & Wellness with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 10 salaries.

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Key Stats for Director, Fitness & Wellness

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Director, Fitness & Wellness Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 3%