The average salary for a General Manager, Fitness Club is $43,582.
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Job Description for General Manager, Fitness Club
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 regar…Read more
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 Employer Salaries for General Manager, Fitness Club
The top respondents for the job title General Manager, Fitness Club are from the companies Anytime Fitness, Inc., Planet Fitness and LifeStart Wellness Network. Reported salaries are highest at 24 Hour Fitness Inc. where the average pay is $75,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Planet Fitness, earning around $38,756. Anytime Fitness, Inc. pays the lowest at around $30,000. LifeStart Wellness Network also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $35,437.
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Popular Skills for General Manager, Fitness Club
Skills in People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office and Operations Management.
Pay by Experience Level for General Manager, Fitness Club
An entry-level General Manager, Fitness Club with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $30,414 based on 5 salaries. An early career General Manager, Fitness Club with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,608 based on 106 salaries. A mid-career General Manager, Fitness Club with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,024 based on 86 salaries. An experienced General Manager, Fitness Club with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,390 based on 53 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $53,646.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with General Manager, Fitness Club in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 49.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Charlotte, North Carolina (21.6% more) and New York, New York (17.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (14.0% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (10.3% less).
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