Yoga Teacher Salary

A Yoga Teacher earns an average wage of $29.92 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$12,122 - $91,231
$12K
$29K
$91K
MEDIAN: $29,277
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$14.82 - $56.19
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MEDIAN: $29.92
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Salary
$12,122 - $91,231  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,941 - $114,388  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Hourly Rate
$14.82 - $56.19  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.73  
Overtime
$10.00  
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$20,941 - $114,388  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 67

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Job Description for Yoga Teacher

A yoga teacher is a fitness instructor skilled in various forms of yoga. Yoga teachers typically help their students learn and practice techniques to improve physical flexibility and movement, as well as meditative techniques. Many yoga teachers work with small classes, but they may also do one-on-one instruction. Generally, yoga teachers employed at fitness and wellness centers, where they lead classes at intervals throughout the day; students are generally members of these centers who are expected to furnish their own yoga mats and wear proper workout attire. Teachers may also work specifically at yoga studios or other types of organizations offering yoga classes.

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Yoga Teacher 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 Teacher

Pay by Experience for a Yoga Teacher has a positive trend. An entry-level Yoga Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 47 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Yoga Teacher 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 28 salaries. An experienced Yoga Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 20 salaries. A Yoga Teacher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Yoga Teacher

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Yoga Teacher Salaries

Mid-Career
▲19%

Experienced
▲11%

National Average
$57,000

Late-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 91%