Average Personal Trainer Hourly Pay

$19.25
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,400
Bonus
$3,904
Commission
$509
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Personal Trainer is $19.25.
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$10.38
MEDIAN
$19.25
90%
$50.95
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $51
Bonus
$103 - $10,147
Profit Sharing
$75 - $4,500
Commission
$200 - $19,518
Total Pay
$22,898 - $102,516
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What Do Personal Trainers Do?

Personal Trainer Tasks
  • Design individualized training programs for clients.
  • Ensure safe and effective equipment use.
  • Develop rapport with clients to maintain a consistent customer base.
  • Provide client fitness evaluations and assessments.

Job Satisfaction for Personal Trainer

3.9 out of 5
(305)
Highly Satisfied
53Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Personal Trainer are from the companies YMCA, Anytime Fitness, Inc. and LA Fitness. Reported salaries are highest at Self-Employed where the average pay is $49.58. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include YMCA and Anytime Fitness, Inc., earning around $17.00 and $15.13, respectively. Planet Fitness pays the lowest at around $11.88. LA Fitness and 24 Hour Fitness Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $13.89 and $14.48, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Personal Trainers?

Skills in Training, Weight Loss/Weight Management, Health and Wellness, Nutrition and Training Program Development are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Personal Trainers?

An entry-level Personal Trainer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.12 based on 237 salaries. An early career Personal Trainer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.50 based on 1,268 salaries. A mid-career Personal Trainer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.24 based on 444 salaries. An experienced Personal Trainer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31.12 based on 352 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $39.
Employees with Personal Trainer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 62.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (24.3% more) and Dallas, Texas (14.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (20.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (5.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,445 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.7%
Early Career
51.9%
Mid Career
18.2%
Experienced
14.4%
Late Career
5.9%