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Average Personal Trainer Hourly Pay in Canada

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The average hourly pay for a Personal Trainer in Canada is C$21.02.
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Hourly Rate
C$14 - C$48
C$97 - C$20,180
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$3,050
C$984 - C$11,955
Total Pay
C$28,984 - C$99,201
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What Do Personal Trainers Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Personal Trainer

4.1 out of 5
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Popular Employer Salaries for Personal Trainer

The top respondents for the job title Personal Trainer are from the companies Goodlife Fitness Clubs, Goodlife and Anytime Fitness, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at World Health Club where the average pay is C$31.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Goodlife Fitness Clubs and Goodlife, earning around C$21.96 and C$20.00, respectively. YMCA pays the lowest at around C$13.79. LA Fitness and Gold's Gym also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$15.00 and C$15.26, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Personal Trainers?

Skills in Training, Health and Wellness, Sports Nutrition and Rehabilitation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Weight Loss/Weight Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Personal Trainers?

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$19.31 based on 42 salaries. An early career Personal Trainer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$20.40 based on 269 salaries. A mid-career Personal Trainer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$29.70 based on 101 salaries. An experienced Personal Trainer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$30.64 based on 70 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$38.
Employees with Personal Trainer in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 30.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (22.4% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (18.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mississauga, Ontario (6.5% less), Montréal, Québec (4.9% less) and Edmonton, Alberta (2.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 497 survey responses.
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