The average hourly pay for a Personal Trainer in Australia is AU$28.83.
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Job Description for Personal Trainer
Personal trainers are people who work in one-on-one situations with clients who wish to improve their physical fitness and/or athletic abilities. They may work with professional or amateur athletes to help them fine-tune their bodies, but are more often found working with non-athletes who are simply trying to get in better physical condition. Personal trainers may also individualize training procedures for each of their clients. It is important that personal trainers assess the wants and needs …Read more
Personal Trainer Tasks
- Design individualized training programs for clients.
- Ensure safe and effective equipment use.
- Develop rapport with clients to maintain a consistent customer base.
- Provide client fitness evaluations and assessments.
Popular Employer Salaries for Personal Trainer
The top respondents for the job title Personal Trainer are from the companies Fitness First, Anytime Fitness, Inc. and Fernwood. Reported salaries are highest at Fitness First where the average pay is AU$67.50. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Fitness First Health Clubs, earning around AU$37.50. Anytime Fitness, Inc. pays the lowest at around AU$25.28. YMCA also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying AU$28.97.
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Popular Skills for Personal Trainer
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Health and Wellness
Skills in Weight Loss/Weight Management, Training, Rehabilitation, Health and Wellness and Training Program Development are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Personal Trainer
An entry-level Personal Trainer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$25.83 based on 61 salaries. An early career Personal Trainer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$28.04 based on 429 salaries. A mid-career Personal Trainer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$30.22 based on 159 salaries. An experienced Personal Trainer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$32.48 based on 80 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$65.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Personal Trainer in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 5.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (4.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Perth, Western Australia (7.9% less), Adelaide, South Australia (6.7% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (6.3% less).
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