Based on 305 responses, the job of Personal Trainer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.86 out of 5. On average, Personal Trainers are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as a Personal Trainer?
"Become a specialist."
Train as many people as you can as quickly as you can - even if you are not paid what you feel you deserve. Build up your client list - give them so much more than they are paying for - learn as much as you can as quickly as you can - try to figure out what niche you love and become an expert at that.
"Enjoyment.motivation, stress level, hours."
Pros: The commute to and from work is close and guaranteed salary per month.
Cons: Warehouse and steel fitting is bad on my lungs.
Go with the flow and get paid up front for services!
"Do your research on salaries and benefits."
Be sure to do research on job salaries and benefits before deciding on a being a personal trainer.
"Patience and adaptability."
Patience is the key to forming a client base. People will come to you if you are friendly and openminded. You also need to be ready to work with different types of people and learn that not every client has the same personalities, needs, and skill. If you want to work hard this job will pay off with appreciation coming from your clients. You have the ability to change someones life!
Pros: Great mix of people.
Cons: Pay is low.
Never stop learning and don't hurt your clients.