Personal Fitness Trainer Salary

A Personal Fitness Trainer earns an average wage of $20.17 per hour.

$24,000 - $60,882
$24K
$45K
$61K
MEDIAN: $45,316
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50%
90%

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$11.78 - $51.99
$12
$20
$52
MEDIAN: $20.17
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$24,000 - $60,882  
   
Commission
$4,898  
Total Pay (?
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$24,636 - $104,471  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.78 - $51.99  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.17  
Overtime
$22.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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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$24,636 - $104,471  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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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

Pay by Experience for a Personal Fitness Trainer has a positive trend. An entry-level Personal Fitness Trainer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 65 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Personal 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 15 salaries. An experienced Personal Fitness Trainer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 20 salaries. A Personal 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 $83,000 based on 16 salaries.

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Key Stats for Personal Fitness Trainer

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Personal Fitness Trainer Salaries

Late-Career
▲96%

Experienced
▲52%

National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 34%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 66%