Director, Fitness & Wellness Salary

The average Director of Fitness & Wellness in the United States earns approximately $43K per year. Most Directors of Fitness & Wellness report high levels of job satisfaction. More than half of Directors of Fitness & Wellness (65 percent) survey participants are women. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$31,955 - $67,080
(Median)
$32K
$43K
$67K
MEDIAN: $42,868
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$31,955 - $67,080  
   
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Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,010 - $68,556  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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Job Description for Director, Fitness & Wellness

  • 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.
  • Handle administrative duties and manage the budget, payroll, and membership fees.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director, Fitness & Wellness

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Directors of Fitness & Wellness. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $36K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $44K. Directors of Fitness & Wellness with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $50K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $55K.

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Experience Affects Director, Fitness & Wellness Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 3%
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