When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $71K per year) can be spotted in Minneapolis, Minn.; Woodbury, Minn. ($64K), Louisville, Ky. ($40K), and St. Paul, Minn. (around $40K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Murrysville, Pa.; in fact, at $22K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, Anytime Fitness, Inc. pays its New York employees the most; the pay rate there is about $59K annually.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $31K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (62 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $30K annually on average.
Training & Development Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $43K per year — though Club General Managers, Operations Managers, and Personal Trainers also do fairly well at approximately $41K, $40K, and around $32K, respectively. Anytime Fitness, Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Gym Managers ($25K on average).
Certifications and Degrees
Aerobic Fitness Association of Americas have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $49K annually. On average, salaries rise to $41K per year for accredited Certified Athletic Trainers. Those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) at Anytime Fitness, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach around $52K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Microsoft Office in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $41K per year. Training is regularly seen around here; just under one in four of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other skills in demand are Health and Wellness, Operations Management, and Customer Service.
Benefits and Perks
The larger part of employees save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for over a third of workers and dental coverage for just over a fifth of workers. A few more workplace perks are gym membership, a casual working environment, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.