Fitness Center Manager Salary

Fitness Center Managers in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $40K annually. Job satisfaction for Fitness Center Managers is high. While some workers in this profession — about one in three — do not have any health coverage, more than half do receive medical benefits and just under one-half have dental insurance. The vast majority of Fitness Center Managers (83 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$22,781 - $58,643
$23K
$40K
$59K
MEDIAN: $39,769
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50%
90%

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$9.21 - $21.53
$9
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.47
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$0$59K
Salary $22,781 - $58,643
Bonus $5,166
Profit Sharing $0.00
Commission $3,034
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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$23,065 - $59,648
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $9.21 - $21.53
Overtime $25.50
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $5,166
Commission $3,034
Profit Sharing $0.00
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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$23,065 - $59,648
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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Job Description for Fitness Center Manager

Fitness center managers are primarily responsible for the management, administration, and leadership of a healthcare facility or fitness center/club. They are responsible for a variety of decisions and tasks, including hiring personal trainers, training new employees, scheduling shifts and rosters, overseeing day-to-day operations within the facility, maintaining the equipment and center in general, and demonstrating a regularly-informed knowledge of practices and technology in the fitness industry. If they work for a large franchise, they may also be responsible for carrying out initiatives from headquarters.

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Fitness Center Manager Tasks

  • Direct all aspects of the fitness club, including membership, front desk, facility maintenance, classes, and programs.
  • Set short and long term goals, plan future improvements and expansion.
  • Maintain a positive relationship between customers and the fitness club through effective communication and outreach.
  • Meet with department heads and owner to facilitate communication of objectives, needs, and concerns.
  • Manage budget to maximize profits, overseeing the payroll and department expenditures.

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Pay by Experience Level for Fitness Center Manager

Pay by Experience for a Fitness Center Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Fitness Center Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 20 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Fitness Center Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Fitness Center Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 12 salaries. A Fitness Center Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 16 salaries.

Key Stats for Fitness Center Manager

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Fitness Center Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 33%
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