Fitness Specialist Salary

A Fitness Specialist earns an average wage of $15.30 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
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$28,544 - $51,228
$29K
$37K
$51K
MEDIAN: $36,787
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90%

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$10.73 - $20.06
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.17
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50%
90%

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$0$51K
Salary $28,544 - $51,228
Commission $255.50
Total Pay (?
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$23,479 - $45,610
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 35
Hourly Data $0$23
Hourly Rate $10.73 - $20.06
Overtime $14.00
Annual Data $0$45K
Commission $255.50
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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$23,479 - $45,610
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 83

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Job Description for Fitness Specialist

A fitness specialist is responsible for offering fitness training, advice, and motivation for their health-minded clients. This is position requires a high school diploma or equivalent, and applicants must display proven knowledge in exercise sciences (available through recognized athletic organizations, workshops, and seminars). Some organizations do require an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in an area such as kinesiology, exercise science, or physical education. First-aid certification is generally required, as well.

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Fitness Specialist Tasks

  • Teach individuals or groups how to properly perform exercises and use exercise equipment.
  • Monitor and chart customer's changes in fitness levels over a period of time.
  • Design custom exercise and lifestyle plans for people of different ages and abilities.

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Fitness Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Fitness Specialist?

Fitness Specialist in Minneapolis:
"Corporate Wellness."
Pros: I enjoy the creativity associated with corporate wellness and creating new health promotion programs.
Cons: It is a requirement to teach group fitness.

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Key Stats for Fitness Specialist

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Fitness Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲15%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Skills That Affect Fitness Specialist Salaries

National Average
$33,000

Personal Trainer
▼2%

Health and Wellness
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 36%
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