The average pay for a Fitness Director is $42,914 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. A skill in Training is associated with high pay for this job.

$24,588 - $65,402
(Median)
$25K
$43K
$65K
MEDIAN: $42,913
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$11.74 - $30.91
(Median)
$12
$18
$31
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$24,588 - $65,402  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,101  
Profit Sharing
$2,200  
Commission
$13,500  
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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$25,050 - $68,078  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 129
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $30.91  
   
Overtime
$24.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,101  
   
Commission
$13,500  
Profit Sharing
$2,200  
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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$25,050 - $68,078  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Job Description for Fitness Director

Fitness directors are typically responsible for leading team of fitness and personal trainers and overseeing the facility's daily operations. Other tasks include auditing fitness programs for maximum effectiveness and scheduling shifts and tasks for employees.

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Fitness Director Tasks

  • Teach fitness classes and substitute for absent instructors.
  • Recruit, supervise and train group fitness instructors, including volunteers, and conduct class observations.
  • Ensure quality member service by identifying the needs and wants of members and participants as priority and respond to their concerns.
  • Develop, control and evaluate the fitness area budget, statistics, schedules and programs as well as purchase equipment.
  • Assist with facility management and supervision duties.

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Pay by Experience Level for Fitness Director

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

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Experience Affects Fitness Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Fitness Director Salaries

Training
up arrow 11%

People Management
up arrow 4%

Budget Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$43,000

Training Program Development
up arrow 1%

Operations Management
up arrow 5%

Personal Trainer
up arrow 10%

Program Management
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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