Yoga Instructor Salary (United States)

Women make up the vast majority of Yoga Instructors in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $24.52 per hour. Compensation generally starts at $11.98 per hour and does not exceed $49.12. Less than 10 percent receive medical and dental insurance and less than five percent get vision plans. Most Yoga Instructors like their work and job satisfaction is high. The numbers for this synopsis were furnished by individuals who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Yoga Instructor Salary (?
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$14,544 - $56,810
(Median)
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57K
MEDIAN: $30,516
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Yoga Instructor Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$11.98 - $49.12
(Median)
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25
35
49
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
75%
90%
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$14,544 - $56,810  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $498.33  
Total Pay (?
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$23,873 - $100,168  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.98 - $49.12  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $498.33  
   
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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$23,873 - $100,168  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 227
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Job Description for Yoga Instructor

  • 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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Experience Affects Yoga Instructor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 32%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$48,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 7% dental benefits Dental: 5%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 93%