Fitness Club Manager Salary

Those pursuing careers as Fitness Club Managers in the United States may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $38K annually. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — a majority lack coverage. On the flip side, over a third have medical insurance and close to a third receive dental plans. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Fitness Club Managers making up 70 percent. Most Fitness Club Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$24,063 - $78,711
$24K
$38K
$79K
MEDIAN: $38,446
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90%

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$11.00 - $17.50
$14
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$24,063 - $78,711  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $23,270  
Profit Sharing
$5,001  
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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$23,681 - $73,675  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.00  
   
Overtime
$30.64  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $23,270  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,001  
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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$23,681 - $73,675  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Job Description for Fitness Club Manager

A fitness club manager oversees the operations of a fitness club. The manager makes sure that employees, such as receptionists, instructors, and personal trainers, are carrying out their duties in accordance with company policies and that they are supplying good customer service. The manager may have to carry out tasks, such as hiring, employee evaluations, and payroll.

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Fitness Club 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 Club Manager

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


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $32K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $47K. Fitness Club Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $38K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $49K.

Fitness Club Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Fitness Club Manager?

Fitness Club Manager in Allison Park:
Pros: I enjoy working with the members and customers the most. I also love working with our Parkinson's fitness program.
Cons: There is lack of structure and I don't feel as though I am making enough money for my title.

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Key Stats for Fitness Club Manager

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Fitness Club Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲30%

Mid-Career
▲26%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Fitness Club Manager Salaries

Sales Management
▲21%

National Average
$37,000

People Management
▼3%

Operations Management
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 62%
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