Fitness Club Managers in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $37K per year on average. Job satisfaction for Fitness Club Managers is high. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just over a half lack coverage. On the flip side, approximately one-half have medical insurance and around two in five receive dental plans. There are more female Fitness Club Managers who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 63 percent. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$23,839 - $71,490
(Median)
$24K
$37K
$71K
MEDIAN: $37,213
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$10.07 - $27.81
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$10
$14
$28
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$23,839 - $71,490  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $16,389  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$23,595 - $70,660  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $27.81  
   
Overtime
$30.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $16,389  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$23,595 - $70,660  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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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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 $49K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Fitness Club Managers make a median salary of $38K. Fitness Club Managers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $49K.

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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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Experience Affects Fitness Club Manager Salaries

Mid-Career
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Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
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National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Fitness Club Manager Salaries

Sales Management
up arrow 22%

National Average
$37,000

People Management
up arrow 3%

Operations Management
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
medical benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 52%
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