Salary for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors

Also known as:  Aerobics Instructor, Certified Personal Trainer, Fitness Trainer, Group Exercise Instructor, Group Fitness Instructor, Personal Fitness Trainer, Personal Trainer, Weight Trainer, Weight Training Instructor, Yoga Instructor helps social work professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors work toward improving client health by leading, coaching and instructing participants in aerobic exercises at home or in a gym. They observe and correct client form, and help to demonstrate techniques for better results. They are able to offer exercise course at a variety of levels to accommodate participants of all abilities. Additionally, they monitor participant progress and are able to plan routines and classes that fit client abilities, needs and interests. They are excellent communicators that are able to encourage clients towards continuous improvement. An associate's degree is generally required for employment in this professional field.

A Fitness Trainer or Aerobics Instructor usually receives an average wage ranging from 24000 - 36000 depending on seniority. Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors earn an average salary of Thirty Six Thousand One Hundred dollars on an annual basis.

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors can get the highest pay in New York, which has wages of close to $48830. These employees can receive the best pay in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, where they can earn average wages of $49720.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 15.56 percent nationwide in that time.
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors tend to make the most in the following industries
Finance and Insurance $49,720
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $39,330
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $38,920
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $37,220
Accommodation and Food Services $36,080
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $35,450
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Retail Trade $27,450
Construction $27,560
Other Services (except Public Administration) $31,970
Educational Services $33,610
Public Administration $34,000
Management of Companies and Enterprises $34,330