Pilates Instructor Salary

Pilates Instructors in the United States can expect wages of $29.95 per hour on average. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women account for the majority of Pilates Instructors who took the survey — 89 percent to be exact. Most Pilates Instructors report high levels of job satisfaction. One-tenth have medical and dental plans, and less than two percent have vision insurance.

$16,816 - $69,810
$17K
$40K
$70K
MEDIAN: $39,997
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$14.60 - $47.40
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$47
MEDIAN: $29.95
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$0$96K
Salary $16,816 - $69,810
Bonus $1,200
Total Pay (?
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$25,445 - $96,096
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $14.60 - $47.40
Overtime $7.50
Annual Data $0$96K
Bonus $1,200
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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$25,445 - $96,096
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 135

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Pilates Instructor

Pay by Experience for a Pilates Instructor has a positive trend. An entry-level Pilates Instructor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 112 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pilates Instructor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Pilates Instructor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 33 salaries. A Pilates Instructor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pilates Instructor Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Pilates Instructor

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Pilates Instructor Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

Experienced
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲12%

National Average
$61,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 89%
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