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Fitness Trainer or Aerobics Instructor Salary

The average wage for a Fitness Trainer or Aerobics Instructor is $19.41 per hour.

$17,452 - $51,521
(Median)
$17K
$30K
$52K
MEDIAN: $30,000
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50%
90%

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$9.08 - $44.00
(Median)
$9
$19
$44
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$17,452 - $51,521  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
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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$18,653 - $81,187  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.08 - $44.00  
   
Overtime
$2.50 - $37.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
   
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).
)
$18,653 - $81,187  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72

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Job Description for Fitness Trainer or Aerobics Instructor

Personal trainers are required to maintain exceptional knowledgeable of all aspects of fitness and health, and their major responsibility is to assist their clients in achieving fitness goals and developing a better understanding of what is required to maintain optimal health. The position of a personal trainer is flexible in that they can work within an organization, for themselves, or both. Some may also need to work in conjunction with a client's personal doctor to ensure that the client is improving and not further damaging their health. While the job is very physically demanding, it also comes with many rewards as clients achieve their fitness and health goals.

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Fitness Trainer or Aerobics Instructor Tasks

  • 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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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 24% dental benefits Dental: 16%
vision benefits Vision: 8% employee benefits None: 75%