Fitness Trainer Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 299,200 Fitness Trainers in the United States. The Fitness Trainer job market is expected to grow by 10.0% between 2016 and 2026.

Fitness Trainer Employability Rating

B- Sokanu rates Fitness Trainers with a B- employability rating, meaning this career should provide good employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 40,000 Fitness Trainers. That number is based on 30,000 additional Fitness Trainers, and the retirement of 10,000 existing Fitness Trainers.

Supply of Fitness Trainers

The Fitness Trainer industry is concentrated in California, New York, and Texas.

Fitness Trainer Job Market by State

State name Employed Fitness Trainers
California 33,720
New York 21,630
Texas 17,570
Illinois 15,110
Florida 14,490
Virginia 12,170
Pennsylvania 11,970
New Jersey 11,270
Massachusetts 10,510
North Carolina 9,550
Ohio 8,740
Colorado 8,210
Washington 7,360
Maryland 7,140
Minnesota 6,000
Michigan 6,000
Georgia 5,710
Wisconsin 5,370
Oregon 4,480
Connecticut 4,340
Indiana 4,140
Arizona 3,950
Missouri 3,810
Iowa 3,660
Tennessee 3,140
South Carolina 2,980
Utah 2,960
Kansas 2,840
Alabama 2,550
Nevada 2,280
Louisiana 2,260
Kentucky 2,210
Oklahoma 2,130
Nebraska 1,990
Idaho 1,800
New Hampshire 1,670
New Mexico 1,250
South Dakota 1,110
North Dakota 1,110
District of Columbia 1,090
Montana 1,060
Delaware 1,040
Arkansas 1,010
Maine 1,010
Hawaii 990
Mississippi 950
Rhode Island 940
Vermont 850
Wyoming 690
West Virginia 660
Alaska 590
Puerto Rico 140

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