Pilates Instructor Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Pilates Instructors in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $29.50 per hour. Compensation ranges from $15.19 per hour on the lower end to $49.40 on the higher end. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most Pilates Instructors report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly one in ten, and less than five percent earn dental coverage.

$23,966 - $69,634
(Median)
$24K
$41K
$70K
MEDIAN: $40,825
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$15.19 - $49.40
(Median)
$15
$29
$49
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$23,966 - $69,634  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,035  
Total Pay (?
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$31,162 - $101,185  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.19 - $49.40  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,035  
   
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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$31,162 - $101,185  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 176
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Job Description for Pilates Instructor

Pilates instructors work primarily in fitness centers, but also work at offices of physical therapists or directly for individuals as personal trainers. They may either lead group classes or conduct one-on-one private pilates training sessions.

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Pilates Instructor Tasks

  • Conduct classes and private sessions which teach participants how to correctly perform Pilates or yoga movements and techniques.
  • Help participants tailor the class workout to their individual abilities and needs.
  • Ensure a safe class environment, informing participants of safety rules and monitoring participants throughout the class.

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What is it like working as a Pilates Instructor?

Pilates Instructor in Las Vegas:
Pros: Making people feel better, flexibility, creative problem solving, I am in charge of my work, access to workout equipment.
Cons: Lower start pay, risk of burnout.

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Experience Affects Pilates Instructor Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
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National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
medical benefits
Vision: 4%
dental benefits
None: 88%
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