A Fitness Trainer earns an average wage of $14.50 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Fitness Trainer Total Pay (?
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$19,348 - $62,686
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48K
63K
MEDIAN: $33,550
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Fitness Trainer Total Pay (?
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$9.37 - $30.20
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$19,348 - $62,686  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,208  
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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$19,907 - $62,443  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 128
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.37 - $30.20  
   
Overtime
$1.20 - $25.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,208  
   
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).
)
$19,907 - $62,443  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 128
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Job Description for Fitness Trainer
  • Ensure a safe class environment, informing participants of safety rules and monitoring participants throughout the class.
  • Help participants tailor the class workout to their individual abilities.
  • Plan and lead sessions of fitness classes, teaching participants how to properly perform exercises and use equipment.
  • Make sure equipment is working properly and facilities are clean.

Experience Affects Fitness Trainer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%
Mid-Career
up arrow 15%
National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction
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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 20 votes.
Gender
Female
46%
female alumni
 
Male
54%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 49% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 51%
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