Director, Fitness & Wellness Salary

The majority of Directors of Fitness & Wellness in the United States — slightly less than three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $34K to $79K per year, and the median is $55K per year. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 59 percent. Work is enjoyable for Directors of Fitness & Wellness, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$34,182 - $83,826
$34K
$53K
$84K
MEDIAN: $53,087
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50%
90%

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$9.82 - $31.14
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$20
$31
MEDIAN: $19.90
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$0$86K
Salary $34,182 - $83,826
Bonus $242 - $13,395
Commission $10,000
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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$33,099 - $86,740
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 61
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $9.82 - $31.14
Overtime $22.50
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $242 - $13,395
Commission $10,000
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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$33,099 - $86,740
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Director, Fitness & Wellness

Directors of fitness and wellness are responsible for coordinating and directing fitness and wellness activities for their organizations, as well as managing fitness staff and developing new activities for clients. They must use their leadership skills to motivate both participants and personnel, and also use a personal computer to conduct research, answer correspondence, measure program performance, and write reports.

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Director, Fitness & Wellness Tasks

  • Manage the daily operation of programs and activities at a fitness center.
  • Determine fitness center equipment requirements and oversee maintenance of equipment and the facilities.
  • Handle administrative duties and manage the budget, payroll, and membership fees.
  • Hire, train, and supervise staff and trainers, and coordinate staff schedules and tasks.
  • Design and carry out fitness and wellness programs tailored to the needs of fitness center customers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director, Fitness & Wellness

Pay by Experience for a Director, Fitness & Wellness has a positive trend. An entry-level Director, Fitness & Wellness with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director, Fitness & Wellness with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Director, Fitness & Wellness which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 29 salaries. A Director, Fitness & Wellness with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 10 salaries.

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Key Stats for Director, Fitness & Wellness

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Director, Fitness & Wellness Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
$52,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 13%