Gym Manager Salary

Gym Managers in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $32K per year on average. In the world of Gym Managers, total cash compensation can vary between $20K and $53K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $9K and $20K, respectively. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women Gym Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Slightly less than a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and nearly one-seventh collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$20,960 - $58,031
$21K
$32K
$58K
MEDIAN: $31,809
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$8.99 - $16.52
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$12
$17
MEDIAN: $12.40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$20,960 - $58,031  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,844  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,727  
Commission
$170.30 - $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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$20,305 - $52,777  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 95
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.99 - $16.52  
   
Overtime
$17.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,844  
   
Commission
$170.30 - $5,106  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,727  
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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$20,305 - $52,777  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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Job Description for Gym Manager

Gym managers ensure gyms and fitness clubs run smoothly. Some common duties include preparing financial projections for owners, analyzing foot traffic and overall gym popularity, managing inventory, and ordering supplies and equipment. They also recruit, hire, and manage trainers and other workers, as well as arrange for cleaning and repairs, design ads, and ensure gym members receive excellent customer service. Gym managers are hired by many employers, including universities, sports teams, health facilities, freestanding gyms, hotels, resorts, and businesses with in-house fitness facilities.

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Gym Manager Tasks

  • Manage budget to maximize profits, overseeing the payroll and department expenditures.
  • Meet with gym staff and owner to facilitate communication of objectives, needs, and concerns.
  • Direct all aspects of the gym, including membership, front desk, facility maintenance, classes, and programs.
  • Set short and long term goals, plan future improvements and expansion.
  • Maintain a positive relationship between customers and the fitness club through effective communication and outreach.

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Pay by Experience Level for Gym Manager

Pay by Experience for a Gym Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Gym Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 101 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Gym Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Gym Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 26 salaries. A Gym Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 5 salaries.

Gym Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Gym Manager?

Gym Manager in Abilene:
"Interaction with members."
Pros: I like being able to interact with members and I like not being stuck behind a desk all day. I also like working for a small business.
Cons: I do not like the amount of downtime there is.

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Key Stats for Gym Manager

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Gym Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲58%

Experienced
▲32%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$31,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Gym Manager Salaries

Operations Management
▲18%

Sales Management
▲2%

National Average
$31,000

People Management
▼1%

Customer Service
▼9%

Sales
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 71%
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