Average Fitness Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Fitness Manager is $42,584.
MEDIAN $42,584
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$29k - $62k
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$28k - $67k

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Job Description for Fitness Manager

Fitness Manager Tasks
  • Hire, train and manage personal trainers, class instructors and other trainers.
  • Provide gym tours for new and prospective gym members.
  • Maintain records and provide feedback for personal training staff.
  • Educate personal training staff to the highest level in order to obtain goals and drive sales.

Popular Employer Salaries for Fitness Manager

The top respondents for the job title Fitness Manager are from the companies Anytime Fitness, Inc., 24 Hour Fitness Inc. and Crunch Fitness. Reported salaries are highest at 24 Hour Fitness Inc. where the average pay is $53,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Anytime Fitness, Inc., earning around $35,000. Gold's Gym pays the lowest at around $29,000. Crunch Fitness also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $35,000.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Fitness Manager. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Fitness Manager
Club General Manager
Director, Fitness & Wellness
Fitness Center Manager
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Popular Skills for Fitness Manager

Skills in Health and Wellness are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Team Leadership, Sales, Customer Service and People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Fitness Manager

An entry-level Fitness Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,291 based on 7 salaries. An early career Fitness Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,605 based on 119 salaries. A mid-career Fitness Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,019 based on 91 salaries. An experienced Fitness Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,451 based on 67 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $40,000.
Employees with Fitness Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 29.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (19.4% more) and Los Angeles, California (13.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (15.5% less), Denver, Colorado (8.9% less) and Chicago, Illinois (2.4% less).

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