Director, Fitness & Wellness Salary
Directors of Fitness & Wellness in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and slightly less than three-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $55K per year, but may range from $34K to $78K per year. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$38,631 - $75,240|
|Bonus||$290.87 - $13,277|
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|$33,556 - $77,672|
|Bonus||$290.87 - $13,277|
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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.Read More...
These directors work closely with other fitness and wellness specialists to manage initiatives and increase revenue, and they may manage a variety of fitness and group exercises and make further recommendations to increase customer satisfaction. They should be organized and able to multitask on different projects at once, and must develop effective strategies for people of all ages to maximize results. They may create diet plans by collaborating with nutritionists and also manage supplies and fitness equipment and set performance goals. They must follow strict safety procedures to minimize accidents and ensure that all products used align with brand specifications, and they may also be tasked with hiring and training personnel. They must also motivate professionals and participants toward a variety of wellness goals.
A bachelor's degree in a health- or business-related field is generally required for this position, and prior experience in fitness and wellness is highly beneficial. Industry and leadership certifications are also helpful.
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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