Fitness Trainer Salary

A Fitness Trainer earns an average wage of $15.00 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$18,616 - $87,586
$19K
$31K
$88K
MEDIAN: $30,625
10%
50%
90%

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$9.67 - $51.06
$9
$16
$51
MEDIAN: $15.56
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$0$104K
Salary $18,616 - $87,586
Bonus $3,000
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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$20,330 - $104,935
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $9.67 - $51.06
Hourly Tips $12.50
Overtime $20.25
Annual Data $0$104K
Bonus $3,000
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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$20,330 - $104,935
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 50

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Job Description for Fitness Trainer

Fitness trainers provide instruction and guidance to clients in fitness centers, gyms and other facilities focused on health and wellness. These trainers spend their workdays meeting with clients and providing training on the gym floor. Fitness trainers meet with clients before beginning training programs to assess their current level of fitness and goals (for example, weight loss or building muscle). They keep records of clients' progress by taking regular measurements such as weight and body-fat percentage, as well as observing clients and talking with them. This job is often performed one on one, although some fitness trainers may choose to train small groups if he or she has a small number of clients with a common goal.

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Fitness Trainer Tasks

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Fitness Trainer

Pay by Experience for a Fitness Trainer has a positive trend. An entry-level Fitness Trainer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 55 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Fitness Trainer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Fitness Trainer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 17 salaries. A Fitness Trainer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 6 salaries.

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

Fitness Trainer in Kuwait:
"Equal payment."
Payment must be equal passed on experince and education level.

Key Stats for Fitness Trainer

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Fitness Trainer Salaries

Experienced
▲48%

Mid-Career
▲25%

Late-Career
▲13%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 24%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 72%
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