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How Much Does a Certified Personal Trainer Earn In The United States?

Certified Personal Trainer Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$98,000
$64,000
$98,000
$148,000
Certified personal trainers in the United States make an average salary of $98,096 per year or $47.16 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $64,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $148,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, California, New Jersey, Nevada, and Oregon provide the highest certified personal trainer salaries.
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Where Certified Personal Trainers Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where certified personal trainers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Certified Personal Trainers Earn In Different Cities?

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a certified personal trainer is roughly $98,096 per year, which boils down to $47.16 per hour. Interestingly enough, certified personal trainers have the highest salaries in San Francisco, CA at about $71,016 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in San Francisco, CA is $35,000. Additionally, certified personal trainers make more than the average salary in Tucson, AZ, Rockford, IL, Cranston, RI, Denver, CO, and Odessa, TX. On a more broad level, certified personal trainer salaries are highest in Alaska, California, New Jersey, Nevada, Oregon, New York, and Vermont. On the contrary, Alabama, Ohio, and Indiana offer the lowest certified personal trainer salaries.
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1. San Francisco, CA
$71,016
Avg. Salary
$21k
$101k
2. Tucson, AZ
$50,489
Avg. Salary
$21k
$101k
3. Rockford, IL
$45,447
Avg. Salary
$21k
$101k
4. Cranston, RI
$45,068
Avg. Salary
$21k
$101k
5. Denver, CO
$43,774
Avg. Salary
$21k
$101k
6. Odessa, TX
$41,591
Avg. Salary
$21k
$101k

High Paying Certified Personal Trainer Jobs

Which Companies Pay Certified Personal Trainers The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Wellbridge and Massage Envy as they offer the highest salaries for certified personal trainers.
Company
$36,120
Avg. Salary
$30k
$41k
Avg. Salary
$30k
$41k

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Certified Personal Trainer Salary History

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    $52,175
    $52,175
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    Lafayette, IN
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    $15,131
    $15,131
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    Vasa Fitness
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    Wichita, KS
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    07/24/2020
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    $15,131
    $15,131
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    Vasa Fitness
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    Denver, CO
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    07/14/2020
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    $26,818
    $26,818
    07/14/2020
    Vasa Fitness
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    West Valley City, UT
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    07/14/2020
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    $15,131
    $15,131
    07/14/2020
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    Certified Personal Trainer Bilingual
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    Oklahoma City, OK
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    $15,131
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    Providence, RI
    Providence, RI
    03/05/2020
    03/05/2020
    $35,479
    $35,479
    03/05/2020
    Certified Personal Trainer
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    Providence, RI
    Providence, RI
    01/08/2020
    01/08/2020
    $35,479
    $35,479
    01/08/2020
    Transform 180 Training
    Transform 180 Training
    Certified Personal Trainer
    Certified Personal Trainer
    Certified Personal Trainer
    Seattle, WA
    Seattle, WA
    12/31/2019
    12/31/2019
    $40,000
    $40,000
    12/31/2019
    Better Bodies Tucson
    Better Bodies Tucson
    Certified Personal Trainer
    Certified Personal Trainer
    Certified Personal Trainer
    Tucson, AZ
    Tucson, AZ
    12/31/2019
    12/31/2019
    $37,566
    $37,566
    12/31/2019