A Personal Fitness Trainer earns an average wage of $19.87 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$25,500 - $61,762
$26K
$44K
$62K
MEDIAN: $44,494
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50%
90%

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$10.89 - $51.59
$11
$20
$52
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$25,500 - $61,762  
   
Bonus
$255.00  
Commission
$4,898  
Total Pay (?
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$23,616 - $104,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.89 - $51.59  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.42  
Overtime
$22.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$255.00  
   
Commission
$4,898  
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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$23,616 - $104,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 91

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Job Description for Personal Fitness Trainer

A personal fitness trainer may work at a number of different facilities, but primarily in fitness centers and gyms. Personal trainers spend their work days meeting with clients and providing fitness training on the gym floor. It is this person's responsibility to keep track of a customer's progress by taking measurements using tools provided by the facility. Therefore, it is important that personal fitness trainers have basic computer skills and technical knowledge in order to process the client database and keep it updated.

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Personal Fitness Trainer Tasks

  • Design individualized training programs for clients.
  • Ensure safe and effective equipment use.
  • Develop rapport with clients to maintain a consistent customer base.
  • Provide client fitness evaluations and assessments.

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Pay by Experience Level for Personal Fitness Trainer

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

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Key Stats for Personal Fitness Trainer

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Personal Fitness Trainer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 93%

Experienced
up arrow 66%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
dental benefits
None: 67%
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