Fitness Club Manager Salary

Fitness Club Managers in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $35K annually on average. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and one-half lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by about one-half and dental coverage is claimed by over a third. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 50 percent. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Fitness Club Managers making up 50 percent of survey respondents. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$23,299 - $61,217

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$9.64 - $20.73

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$23,299 - $61,217  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,000  
Commission
$1,179 - $2,775  
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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$23,346 - $61,889  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 101
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.64 - $20.73  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,000  
   
Commission
$1,179 - $2,775  
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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$23,346 - $61,889  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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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

  • 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.
  • Maintain a positive relationship between customers and the fitness club through effective communication and outreach.
  • 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.

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Fitness Club Managers report a narrow range of specific skills. Most notably, facility with Sales Management and People Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 30 percent and 4 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Fitness Club Manager

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


Fitness Club Managers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $33K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $41K. Fitness Club Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $49K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

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Experience Affects Fitness Club Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Experienced
up arrow 39%

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Fitness Club Manager Salaries

Sales Management
up arrow 30%

People Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 48% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 48%
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