Fitness Club Manager Salary

Fitness Club Managers aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $36K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 53 percent. A little less than one-half of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, approximately one-half report medical coverage and more than a third claim dental coverage as well. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$23,697 - $62,408
(Median)
$24K
$36K
$62K
MEDIAN: $35,712
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$10.01 - $21.31
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$21
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$23,697 - $62,408  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,836  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
Commission
$2,653  
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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$23,778 - $63,632  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.01 - $21.31  
   
Overtime
$25.50  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,836  
   
Commission
$2,653  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$23,778 - $63,632  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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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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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Fitness Club Managers who took the survey. Fortunate workers who know Sales Management command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 26 percent above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Fitness Club Manager

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $34K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $42K. For Fitness Club Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $49K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

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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

Experienced
up arrow 35%

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Fitness Club Manager Salaries

Sales Management
up arrow 26%

People Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$36,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
medical benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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