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How Much Does a Fitness Trainer Earn In The United States?

Fitness Trainer Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$41,000
$28,000
$41,000
$62,000
Fitness trainers in the United States make an average salary of $41,809 per year or $20.1 per hour. In terms of salary range, an entry level fitness trainer salary is roughly $28,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $62,000. If you like following the crowd, hospitality and health care companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out health care, government, and education companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Hawaii, Vermont, New York, Alaska, and Washington provide the highest fitness trainer salaries.
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Where Fitness Trainers Earn The Most

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

Average Salary

How Much Do Fitness Trainers Earn In Different Cities?

While a fitness trainer can average a salary of $41,809 per year, or $20.1 per hour, there are many opportunities for fitness trainers to make more. For example, in New York, NY you might make $52,816 per year. Other high-paying locations include Los Angeles, CA, Reston, VA and Colorado Springs, CO. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to New York, NY where the average starting salary is $31,000. The highest paying states for fitness trainers include Hawaii, Vermont and New York. Meanwhile, Michigan, Alabama, and Indiana offer the lowest salaries.
Location
1. New York, NY
$52,816
Avg. Salary
$23k
$68k
2. Los Angeles, CA
$44,778
Avg. Salary
$23k
$68k
3. Reston, VA
$41,769
Avg. Salary
$23k
$68k
4. Colorado Springs, CO
$38,111
Avg. Salary
$23k
$68k
5. Washington, DC
$37,991
Avg. Salary
$23k
$68k
6. Lincoln, NE
$37,892
Avg. Salary
$23k
$68k

High Paying Fitness Trainer Jobs

Which Companies Pay Fitness 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 Island Tennis LP and Bally Total Fitness as they offer the highest salaries for fitness trainers.
Company
Avg. Salary
$38k
$45k
Avg. Salary
$38k
$45k
Avg. Salary
$38k
$45k

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Fitness Trainer Salary History

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    How Much Do Fitness Trainers Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, fitness trainer salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that health care, government, and education companies tend to offer much higher salaries for fitness trainers. For example, fitness trainers make a whopping average salary of $44,039 while working for health care companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $43,134 at government companies and $42,589 at education companies. But fitness trainers may want to avoid working in the retail industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $40,673.
    1. Health Care
    $44,039
    Avg. Salary
    $37k
    $46k
    2. Government
    $43,134
    Avg. Salary
    $37k
    $46k
    3. Education
    $42,589
    Avg. Salary
    $37k
    $46k
    4. Hospitality
    $41,333
    Avg. Salary
    $37k
    $46k
    5. Retail
    $40,673
    Avg. Salary
    $37k
    $46k

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    Malden, MA
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    01/29/2021
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    $31,305
    $31,305
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    Mesa, AZ
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    01/29/2021
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    $18,783
    $18,783
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    $25,044
    $25,044
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    $37,566
    $37,566
    01/25/2021
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    Omaha, NE
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    01/24/2021
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    $20,870
    $20,870
    01/24/2021
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    Overland Park, KS
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    01/22/2021
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    $18,783
    $18,783
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    Highland Village, TX
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    01/22/2021
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    $25,044
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    Murphy, TX
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    $20,870
    $20,870
    01/15/2021
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    Long Beach, CA
    Long Beach, CA
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    $27,131
    $27,131
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