How much does a Personal Fitness Trainer make in the United States? The average Personal Fitness Trainer salary in the United States is $62,800 as of August 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $45,300 and $77,200. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $45,300 10% $31,065 90% $90,310 75% $77,200 $62,800 50%(Median)
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Personal Trainer

Life Time Fitness - Centreville, VA

Mobile Personal Trainer

Golds Gym DC Metro Area - Chantilly, VA

Personal Trainer - Swift Creek YMCA

YMCA of Greater Richmond - Chesterfield, VA

Personal Trainer/ Group Fitness Trainer

UFC GYM Reston - Fairfax, VA

Job Description

The Personal Fitness Trainer ensures the fitness program meets the needs of the client and may include elements such as physical fitness, nutrition, cardiovascular training, and weight training. Responsible for developing and implementing a specialized exercise regimen for a client. Being a Personal Fitness Trainer requires a high school diploma. Offers guidance and support to clients in order to achieve their goals. In addition, Personal Fitness Trainer may require a personal trainer certification. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Working as a Personal Fitness Trainer typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. (Copyright 2021

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