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Average Personal Trainer Hourly Pay at Self-Employed

$49.58
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The average hourly pay for a Personal Trainer at Self-Employed is $49.58.
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$19.63
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$49.58
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$121.81
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$20 - $122
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$33,800 - $228,800
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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.
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 Fitness Together where the average pay is $17.42. 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.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Personal Trainers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Personal Trainers?

An early career Personal Trainer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $42.50 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Personal Trainer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40.69 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Personal Trainer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39.31 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 29 survey responses.
Early Career
17.2%
Mid Career
20.7%
Experienced
27.6%
Late Career
34.5%