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General Manager, Fitness Club Salary (United States)

A General Manager, Fitness Club earns an average salary of $42,274 per year. 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, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
General Manager, Fitness Club Salary (?
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$23,640 - $76,590
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MEDIAN: $42,274
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General Manager, Fitness Club Salary (?
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$8.46 - $22.40
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$23,640 - $76,590  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,260  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $10,256  
Commission
$0.00 - $20,273  
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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$24,338 - $79,791  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 215
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$8.46 - $22.40  
   
Overtime
$12.33 - $19.16  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,260  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,273  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $10,256  
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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$24,338 - $79,791  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Job Description for General Manager, Fitness Club

The general manager, fitness club or general managers of a fitness club's position is the highest position at an individual location dealing in fitness such as a gym. General managers of fitness clubs must have a great deal of knowledge in exercise, health, and fitness. They must also be able to develop entertaining and unique programs to keep customers motivated to join or come back.
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General Manager, Fitness Club Tasks
  • Meet with department heads and owner to facilitate communication of objectives, needs, and concerns.
  • Manage budget to maximize profits, overseeing the payroll and department expenditures.
  • Maintain a positive relationship between customers and the fitness club through effective communication and outreach.
  • Direct all aspects of the fitness club, including membership, front desk, facility maintenance, classes, and programs.
  • Set short and long term goals, plan future improvements and expansion.

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Pay by Experience Level for General Manager, Fitness Club

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Chicago
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$42,000
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Experience Affects General Manager, Fitness Club Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$42,000

Skills That Affect General Manager, Fitness Club Salaries

Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Office
0%
National Average
$42,000
Windows Operating System General Use
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Sales
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
50%
female alumni
 
Male
50%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 43%