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How much does a Fitness Trainer make in the United States?

Average Fitness Trainer Hourly Wage in the United States

Fitness Trainers earn a median hourly wage of $17.39. Hourly wages typically start from $8.98 and go up to $33.74.

Average Fitness Trainer Yearly Salary in the United States

Fitness Trainers earn a median salary of $36,160 per year. Salaries typically start from $18,690 and go up to $70,180.

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    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates, Bachelors
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Fitness Trainer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Fitness Trainer Earnings

The highest earning Fitness Trainers in the United States earn:

$33.74
an hour
$70,180
per year
Senior Fitness Trainer Earnings

Senior Fitness Trainers in the United States earn:

$25.45
an hour
$52,940
per year
Experienced Fitness Trainer Earnings

Experienced Fitness Trainers in the United States earn:

$17.39
an hour
$36,160
per year
Junior Fitness Trainer Earnings

Junior Fitness Trainers in the United States earn:

$11.19
an hour
$23,280
per year
Starting Fitness Trainer Earnings

Starting Fitness Trainers in the United States earn:

$8.98
an hour
$18,690
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Fitness Trainer salary comparison

Fitness Trainers earn less than 60% percent of Sports & Fitness careers. Fitness Trainer salaries are in the bottom 91% of all careers in the United States.

Fitness and Wellness Coordinator Salary $77k
Physical Education Teacher Salary $59k
Exercise Physiologist Salary $47k
Athlete Salary $44k
Athletic Trainer Salary $44k
Fitness Trainer Salary $36k
Sports Scout Salary $31k
Sports Referee Salary $24k
Sports Writer Salary $22k

Historical salary for Fitness Trainers in the United States

Fitness Trainer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Fitness Trainer Salary in New York $26.39 $54,900 # 1
Fitness Trainer Salary in New Jersey $23.69 $49,270 # 2
Fitness Trainer Salary in California $22.33 $46,440 # 3
Fitness Trainer Salary in Connecticut $20.80 $43,270 # 4
Fitness Trainer Salary in District of Columbia $17.80 $37,030 # 5
Fitness Trainer Salary in Maryland $18.36 $38,190 # 6
Fitness Trainer Salary in Washington $19.76 $41,090 # 7
Fitness Trainer Salary in Massachusetts $19.33 $40,210 # 8
Fitness Trainer Salary in Texas $20.02 $41,640 # 9
Fitness Trainer Salary in Oregon $19.32 $40,180 # 10
Fitness Trainer Salary in Colorado $19.35 $40,250 # 11
Fitness Trainer Salary in Hawaii $17.53 $36,450 # 12
Fitness Trainer Salary in Vermont $19.53 $40,620 # 13
Fitness Trainer Salary in Virginia $18.29 $38,040 # 14
Fitness Trainer Salary in Georgia $18.38 $38,220 # 15
Fitness Trainer Salary in Rhode Island $18.33 $38,130 # 16
Fitness Trainer Salary in Illinois $14.58 $30,330 # 17
Fitness Trainer Salary in Arizona $19.25 $40,050 # 18
Fitness Trainer Salary in Maine $15.76 $32,790 # 19
Fitness Trainer Salary in Alaska $17.53 $36,450 # 20
Fitness Trainer Salary in Utah $17.33 $36,060 # 21
Fitness Trainer Salary in Kansas $17.18 $35,730 # 22
Fitness Trainer Salary in Minnesota $17.20 $35,770 # 23
Fitness Trainer Salary in Nebraska $15.53 $32,310 # 24
Fitness Trainer Salary in Florida $15.70 $32,650 # 25
Fitness Trainer Salary in Alabama $17.58 $36,570 # 26
Fitness Trainer Salary in Tennessee $16.61 $34,540 # 27
Fitness Trainer Salary in New Hampshire $16.45 $34,220 # 28
Fitness Trainer Salary in New Mexico $16.77 $34,890 # 29
Fitness Trainer Salary in Montana $15.44 $32,120 # 30
Fitness Trainer Salary in Nevada $14.37 $29,890 # 31
Fitness Trainer Salary in North Carolina $15.77 $32,790 # 32
Fitness Trainer Salary in Oklahoma $15.69 $32,640 # 33
Fitness Trainer Salary in Michigan $15.49 $32,230 # 34
Fitness Trainer Salary in Delaware $14.45 $30,050 # 35
Fitness Trainer Salary in Pennsylvania $14.24 $29,630 # 36
Fitness Trainer Salary in South Carolina $15.33 $31,890 # 37
Fitness Trainer Salary in Wisconsin $13.69 $28,480 # 38
Fitness Trainer Salary in Indiana $13.64 $28,380 # 39
Fitness Trainer Salary in Kentucky $14.64 $30,450 # 40
Fitness Trainer Salary in Missouri $12.50 $25,990 # 41
Fitness Trainer Salary in Wyoming $14.06 $29,250 # 42
Fitness Trainer Salary in Idaho $14.08 $29,290 # 43
Fitness Trainer Salary in Mississippi $11.06 $23,000 # 44
Fitness Trainer Salary in Louisiana $12.62 $26,250 # 45
Fitness Trainer Salary in South Dakota $12.55 $26,110 # 46
Fitness Trainer Salary in North Dakota $12.35 $25,690 # 47
Fitness Trainer Salary in Ohio $10.43 $21,690 # 48
Fitness Trainer Salary in Iowa $11.17 $23,230 # 49
Fitness Trainer Salary in West Virginia $9.54 $19,830 # 50
Fitness Trainer Salary in Arkansas $9.35 $19,450 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Fitness Trainer

Interested in becoming a Fitness Trainer? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good fitness trainer? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates, Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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