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How Much Does a Group Exercise Instructor Earn In The United States?

Group Exercise Instructor Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$33,000
$22,000
$33,000
$49,000
Group exercise instructors in the United States make an average salary of $33,428 per year or $16.07 per hour. In terms of salary range, an entry level group exercise instructor salary is roughly $22,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $49,000. If you like following the crowd, education and hospitality 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 education, finance, and health care companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Massachusetts, Vermont, New Jersey, New York, and Maine provide the highest group exercise instructor salaries.
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Where Group Exercise Instructors Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where group exercise instructors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Group Exercise Instructors Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Massachusetts, Vermont and New Jersey, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for group exercise instructors. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Michigan, Alabama, and Indiana.
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1. Rockville, MD
$40,895
Avg. Salary
$16k
$54k
2. Salem, OR
$37,847
Avg. Salary
$16k
$54k
3. Littleton, CO
$37,489
Avg. Salary
$16k
$54k
4. Washington, DC
$36,119
Avg. Salary
$16k
$54k
5. Largo, FL
$33,544
Avg. Salary
$16k
$54k
6. Olathe, KS
$31,896
Avg. Salary
$16k
$54k

High Paying Group Exercise Instructor Jobs

Which Companies Pay Group Exercise Instructors The Most?

To earn a high income as a group exercise instructor, working for City of Lakewood or WTS International might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Regency Nursing and Rehabilitation Centers and YMCA of Greater Houston report highly competitive wages for group exercise instructors.
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Group Exercise Instructor Salary History

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    How Much Do Group Exercise Instructors Make In Different Industries?

    The salary for a group exercise instructor can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for group exercise instructors tend to be found in education, finance, and health care companies. In fact, group exercise instructors can make a yearly salary of $35,498 while working for education companies.
    1. Education
    $35,498
    Avg. Salary
    $24k
    $38k
    2. Finance
    $33,590
    Avg. Salary
    $24k
    $38k
    3. Health Care
    $33,013
    Avg. Salary
    $24k
    $38k
    4. Government
    $31,839
    Avg. Salary
    $24k
    $38k
    5. Hospitality
    $31,013
    Avg. Salary
    $24k
    $38k
    6. Non Profits
    $27,100
    Avg. Salary
    $24k
    $38k

    Recently Added Group Exercise Instructor Salaries

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    Water Group Exercise Instructor
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    Valrico, FL
    Valrico, FL
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    $33,392
    $33,392
    01/29/2021
    Fitness Group Exercise Instructor--Early Morning
    Fitness Group Exercise Instructor--Early Morning
    Prairie Village, KS
    Prairie Village, KS
    01/28/2021
    01/28/2021
    $32,975
    $32,975
    01/28/2021
    Villasport
    Villasport
    Group Exercise Instructor-Villasport
    Group Exercise Instructor-Villasport
    Group Exercise Instructor-Villasport
    Cinco Ranch, TX
    Cinco Ranch, TX
    01/25/2021
    01/25/2021
    $25,712
    $25,712
    01/25/2021
    Foothills Park and Recreation District
    Foothills Park and Recreation District
    Group Exercise Fitness Instructor
    Group Exercise Fitness Instructor
    Group Exercise Fitness Instructor
    Littleton, CO
    Littleton, CO
    01/22/2021
    01/22/2021
    $25,712
    $25,712
    01/22/2021
    Group Exercise Instructor
    Group Exercise Instructor
    Westlake, OH
    Westlake, OH
    01/16/2021
    01/16/2021
    $18,366
    $18,366
    01/16/2021
    Specialty Group Exercise Instructor (Yoga)-Greater Ridgecrest Branch
    Specialty Group Exercise Instructor (Yoga)-Greater Ridgecrest Branch
    Largo, FL
    Largo, FL
    01/13/2021
    01/13/2021
    $41,740
    $41,740
    01/13/2021
    Fitness Group Exercise Instructor-Evening Yoga
    Fitness Group Exercise Instructor-Evening Yoga
    Parkville, MO
    Parkville, MO
    01/11/2021
    01/11/2021
    $32,975
    $32,975
    01/11/2021
    Group Exercise Instructor (LES Mills Body Pump)-Hernando County Branch
    Group Exercise Instructor (LES Mills Body Pump)-Hernando County Branch
    Spring Hill, FL
    Spring Hill, FL
    12/23/2020
    12/23/2020
    $24,001
    $24,001
    12/23/2020
    Fitness Group Exercise Instructor
    Fitness Group Exercise Instructor
    Kansas City, KS
    Kansas City, KS
    12/09/2020
    12/09/2020
    $32,975
    $32,975
    12/09/2020
    Group Exercise Instructor
    Group Exercise Instructor
    Cleveland, OH
    Cleveland, OH
    12/08/2020
    12/08/2020
    $18,157
    $18,157
    12/08/2020