A Personal Fitness Trainer earns an average wage of $19.38 per hour.

$21,305 - $59,392
(Median)
$21K
$44K
$59K
MEDIAN: $43,527
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50%
90%

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$10.07 - $51.25
(Median)
$10
$19
$51
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$21,305 - $59,392  
   
Bonus
$50.00  
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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$21,180 - $103,885  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $51.25  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.42  
Overtime
$0.00 - $51.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$50.00  
   
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).
)
$21,180 - $103,885  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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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

  • 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

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

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Experience Affects Personal Fitness Trainer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 97%

Experienced
up arrow 61%

National Average
$41,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
medical benefits
Vision: 13%
dental benefits
None: 72%
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