$37,507
Avg. Salary
$16.72
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Exercise Specialist is $16.72 per hour.

The average pay for an Exercise Specialist is $37,507 per year.

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$12.65
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$22.42
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$29k
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$69k
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MEDIAN $37,507
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$0$68K
Salary $28,905 - $68,784
Bonus $113 - $6,000
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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$26,928 - $53,048
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 79
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $12.65 - $22.42
Hourly Tips $13.33
Overtime $14.43 - $32.98
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $113 - $6,000
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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$26,928 - $53,048
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 223

Job Description

Fitness specialists work primarily in gyms to help patrons stay in shape. Gyms may be corporate or commercial environments, and these specialists may work with clients one-on one-or in groups on cardio or weight-lifting activities, as well as provide fitness counseling.

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Exercise Specialist Tasks
  • Teach individuals or groups how to properly perform exercises and use exercise equipment.
  • Monitor and chart customer's changes in fitness levels over a period of time.
  • Design custom exercise and lifestyle plans for people of different ages and abilities.

Common Career Paths


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Exercise Specialists who transition into an upper level Exercise Physiologist position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Exercise Physiologist makes $38K a year.

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Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for an Exercise Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Exercise Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 139 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Exercise Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Exercise Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 19 salaries. An Exercise Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 5 salaries.

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Exercise Specialist?

Exercise Specialist in Pittsburgh:
"Casual dress."
Pros: Working with people. Body, mind and spirit.
Cons:

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Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

How Experience Affects Salaries

Late-Career
▲52%

Experienced
▲29%

Mid-Career
▲12%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

How Skills Affect Salaries

Rehabilitation
▲11%

National Average
$35,000

Health and Wellness
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 23%