Fitness Trainer Salary (United States)

A Fitness Trainer earns an average wage of $14.74 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Fitness Trainer Total Pay (?
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$19,839 - $64,142
(Median)
20K
29K
49K
64K
MEDIAN: $32,824
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Fitness Trainer Total Pay (?
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$9.35 - $30.00
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$19,839 - $64,142  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,237  
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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$19,960 - $62,794  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 137
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.35 - $30.00  
   
Overtime
$1.29 - $25.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,237  
   
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).
)
$19,960 - $62,794  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 137
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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.

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Experience Affects Fitness Trainer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%
Mid-Career
up arrow 19%
National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
47%
female alumni
 
Male
53%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 49% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 51%
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