Yoga Instructor Salary

The average wage for a Yoga Instructor is $25.13 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
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$19,071 - $61,626
$19K
$36K
$62K
MEDIAN: $35,645
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$14.42 - $50.13
$14
$25
$50
MEDIAN: $25.13
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$19,071 - $61,626  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Commission
$600  
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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$24,954 - $102,116  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.42 - $50.13  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.00  
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
Commission
$600  
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).
)
$24,954 - $102,116  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 214

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Job Description for Yoga Instructor

Yoga instructors teach individuals how to correctly perform yoga techniques and movements in a class and/or one-on-one setting. They may work for a variety of employers, such as yoga studios, gyms and fitness centers. They must provide their class with instructions on poses and conduct demonstrations as needed, as well as provide individual guidance to students related to their poses and technique. The yoga instructor must ensure that the class environment is positive and encouraging for new and experienced students, as well as ensure that the class is safe and all participants follow safety rules.

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Yoga 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 Yoga Instructor

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

Key Stats for Yoga Instructor

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Yoga Instructor Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
dental benefits
None: 84%
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