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Personal Trainer salary in United States

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

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The average salary for a personal trainer is $26.56 per hour in the United States. 21.1k salaries reported, updated at August 15, 2022.

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Top companies for Personal Trainers in United States

  1. Fitness Formula Clubs (FFC)
    79 reviews20 salaries reported
    $51.23per hour
  2. $44.04per hour
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Highest paying cities for Personal Trainers in United States

  1. Seattle, WA
    $29.85 per hour
    182 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $29.14 per hour
    122 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $28.81 per hour
    196 salaries reported
  1. San Diego, CA
    $28.45 per hour
    150 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $27.92 per hour
    85 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $27.67 per hour
    130 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $27.13 per hour
    72 salaries reported
  2. Las Vegas, NV
    $26.17 per hour
    27 salaries reported
  3. San Antonio, TX
    $25.82 per hour
    122 salaries reported
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Where can a Personal Trainer earn more?

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Most common benefits for Personal Trainers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • AD&D insurance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Gym membership
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 6,097 ratings

37% of Personal Trainers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Fitness Instructor

55,333 job openings

Average $26.28 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Personal Trainer

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.

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How can personal trainers increase their salary?

Certification is the first place to start. From there, finding the right setting in your area where personal trainers are in high demand is a good way to increase your salary. Premium facilities with more luxurious amenities typically provide a higher paying clientele, as does getting into performance client (athlete) training.

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How much do similar professions to personal trainer get paid?

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