$43,521
Avg. Salary
$12.57
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,000

Bonus

$983

Profit Sharing

$6,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a General Manager, Fitness Club is $12.57 per hour.

The average pay for a General Manager, Fitness Club is $43,521 per year.

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MEDIAN $43,521
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$0$74K
Salary $29,255 - $71,516
Bonus $482 - $14,361
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,863
Commission $153 - $27,600
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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$25,470 - $74,278
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 254
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $10.00 - $20.00
Hourly Tips $4.40
Overtime $18.00
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $482 - $14,361
Commission $153 - $27,600
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,863
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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$25,470 - $74,278
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

Job Description

General managers at fitness clubs provide general supervision for public gyms, commercial gyms and training facilities. They typically directly supervise a team of departmental managers or supervisors who oversee aspects of the club such as weight rooms, exercise and yoga classes, saunas and pools, and other areas of concern. The general manager typically helps provide overall direction and guidance to the club. He or she also may report to a regional director, executive or ownership board regarding the financial health of the club and ongoing operational initiatives.

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General Manager, Fitness Club Tasks
  • Direct all aspects of the fitness club, including membership, front desk, facility maintenance, classes, and programs.
  • Set short and long term goals, plan future improvements and expansion.
  • Maintain a positive relationship between customers and the fitness club through effective communication and outreach.
  • Meet with department heads and owner to facilitate communication of objectives, needs, and concerns.
  • Manage budget to maximize profits, overseeing the payroll and department expenditures.

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Popular Skills


General Managers of Fitness Clubs seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, facility with Sales Management and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent and 4 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Service, Windows Operating System General Use, and Microsoft Office. Those proficient in Microsoft Excel are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a General Manager, Fitness Club has a positive trend. An entry-level General Manager, Fitness Club with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 101 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A General Manager, Fitness Club with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 57 salaries. An experienced General Manager, Fitness Club which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 36 salaries. A General Manager, Fitness Club with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 14 salaries.

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a General Manager, Fitness Club?

General Manager, Fitness Club in Iselin:
Pros: Close to home
Cons: Weather

General Manager, Fitness Club in Idaho Falls:
"Rewarding."
Pros: The owners and the members are great.
Cons: Overworked and underpaid. To much on my plate.

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1-4 years
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5-9 years
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10-19 years
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20 years or more
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How Experience Affects Salaries

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How Skills Affect Salaries

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National Average
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
no benefits
None: 53%