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Personal trainer salary in United States

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

Average base salary

Average $26.89
Low $14.32
High $50.50
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a personal trainer is $26.89 per hour in the United States. 35.2k salaries reported, updated at September 19, 2023

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Top companies for Personal Trainers in United States

  1. Orangetheory Fitness
    1,470 reviews1.5k salaries reported
    $42.67per hour
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Highest paying cities for Personal Trainers near United States

  1. Washington, DC
    $43.84 per hour
    154 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $33.39 per hour
    317 salaries reported
  3. San Jose, CA
    $32.47 per hour
    174 salaries reported
  1. Chicago, IL
    $31.19 per hour
    349 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $28.80 per hour
    246 salaries reported
  3. St. Louis, MO
    $27.42 per hour
    90 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $26.06 per hour
    177 salaries reported
  2. Omaha, NE
    $25.68 per hour
    53 salaries reported
  3. Las Vegas, NV
    $25.49 per hour
    108 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

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Average $25.81 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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