AU$41,451
Avg. Salary
AU$25.38
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Fitness Instructor is AU$25.38 per hour.

The average pay for a Fitness Instructor is AU$41,451 per year.

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AU$19.94
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AU$25.38
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AU$45.54
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MEDIAN AU$25.38
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AU$41k
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AU$61k
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MEDIAN AU$41,451
AU$30,201 - AU$61,277
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MEDIAN: AU$41,451
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MEDIAN: AU$25.38
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AU$0AU$94K
Salary AU$30,201 - AU$61,277
Bonus AU$150
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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AU$40,594 - AU$94,041
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 16
Hourly Data AU$0AU$45
Hourly Rate AU$19.94 - AU$45.54
Overtime AU$23.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$94K
Bonus AU$150
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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AU$40,594 - AU$94,041
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 164

Job Description for Fitness Instructor

A fitness instructor uses safe and proven training methods help individuals reach their fitness goals. The individual should be able to adapt their training programs to meet the different and varied needs of each client. In addition to having the motivation and enthusiasm to help the client reach their goals, the trainer should also have a large, relevant technical background. This background should include knowledge of a wide variety of exercises that target each individual muscle and muscle group. This must include proper form and technique to prevent injury, as well as to ensure safe performance by clients when unsupervised. In addition to a strong foundation in fitness, a fitness instructor must possess a strong background in nutrition.

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Fitness Instructor Tasks
  • Plan and lead sessions of fitness classes, teaching participants how to properly perform exercises and use equipment.
  • Make sure equipment is working properly and facilities are clean.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Fitness Instructor

Pay by Experience for a Fitness Instructor has a positive trend. An entry-level Fitness Instructor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$49,000 based on 147 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Fitness Instructor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$54,000 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Fitness Instructor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$69,000 based on 34 salaries. A Fitness Instructor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$79,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

36%

22%

15%

2%

-1%

-8%

National Average: AU$52,334

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Fitness Instructor

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
28 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Fitness Instructor Salaries

▲51%

▲31%

▲3%

National Average
AU$52,000

▼6%

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 89%