Personal Fitness Trainer Salary (United States)

A Personal Fitness Trainer earns an average wage of $20.06 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience strongly influences salary for this job.
Personal Fitness Trainer Salary (?
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$15,326 - $54,738
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MEDIAN: $34,995
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Personal Fitness Trainer Salary (?
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$9.07 - $64.47
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$15,326 - $54,738  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,500  
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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$18,192 - $126,254  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.07 - $64.47  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,500  
   
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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$18,192 - $126,254  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 66
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Job Description for Personal Fitness Trainer

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Personal Fitness Trainer

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Experience Affects Personal Fitness Trainer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 209%
Experienced
up arrow 58%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$40,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
51%
female alumni
 
Male
49%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 19% dental benefits Dental: 14%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 80%