The average hourly pay for a Personal Trainer is C$20.91.
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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 Goodlife Fitness Clubs, Anytime Fitness, Inc. and Gold's Gym. Reported salaries are highest at YMCA-YWCA where the average pay is C$27.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Goodlife Fitness Clubs and Anytime Fitness, Inc., earning around C$20.64 and C$17.00, respectively. LA Fitness pays the lowest at around C$15.00. Gold's Gym and Goodlife also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$15.00 and C$15.17, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Personal Trainer
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Sports Nutrition and Rehabilitation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Health and Wellness, Training and Weight Loss/Weight Management.
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 C$19.60 based on 195 salaries. An early career Personal Trainer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$20.33 based on 373 salaries. A mid-career Personal Trainer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$29.86 based on 136 salaries. An experienced Personal Trainer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$33.65 based on 79 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$40.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Personal Trainer in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 25.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (21.6% more) and Toronto, Ontario (17.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (9.1% less), Mississauga, Ontario (6.0% less) and Edmonton, Alberta (1.9% less).
Years of Experience
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