The average salary for a Gym Manager is $34,328.
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Job Description for Gym Manager
Gym managers ensure gyms and fitness clubs run smoothly. Some common duties include preparing financial projections for owners, analyzing foot traffic and overall gym popularity, managing inventory, and ordering supplies and equipment. They also recruit, hire, and manage trainers and other workers, as well as arrange for cleaning and repairs, design ads, and ensure gym members receive excellent customer service. Gym managers are hired by many employers, including universities, sports teams, heal…Read more
Gym Manager Tasks
- Manage budget to maximize profits, overseeing the payroll and department expenditures.
- Meet with gym staff and owner to facilitate communication of objectives, needs, and concerns.
- Direct all aspects of the gym, 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.
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Popular Skills for Gym Manager
Skills in Operations Management, Customer Service, Sales Management and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Crossfit Coaching.
Pay by Experience Level for Gym Manager
An entry-level Gym Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $30,143 based on 12 salaries. An early career Gym Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31,729 based on 146 salaries. A mid-career Gym Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $37,111 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Gym Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,544 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $48,199.
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Employees with Gym Manager in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 33.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Columbus, Ohio (16.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (6.2% less).
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