Frequently asked questions
Is being a personal trainer considered an 'in-demand' occupation?
The job market for personal trainers is quite robust as Americans are seeking to live healthier lifestyles and celebrity personalities highlight the benefits of personal trainers. The market for personal trainers is estimated to grow at a 10% rate from 2016 to 2026, which is above average.
How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a personal trainer?
If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for a personal trainer, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry and experience.
In what kind of setting does a personal trainer work?
Personal trainers spend the majority of their time in a gym or fitness center working hands-on with an individual or small group. Personal trainers need to have internet access for continuing education on health, nutrition and exercise science. Work attire is typically whatever is comfortable and appropriate for physical exercise, although often a company T-shirt is provided to help individuals identify the fitness center's personal trainers.