Fitness Instructor

Code: 39-9031.00

Also known as: Aerobics Instructor, Fitness Coordinator, Fitness Instructor, Fitness Specialist, Fitness Trainer, Group Exercise Instructor, Group Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer, Yoga Instructor

Description: Being physically fit isn't just about lifting weights and bodybuilding. It also involves maintaining a proper diet (through good nutritional habits) and cardiovascular work. Fitness Instructors design holistic programs for their students, helping individuals to lead more active, healthy lifestyles through total body fitness.Athletic Instructors don't necessarily require a postsecondary degree to work in this field. The most important quality is a history in athletics and fitness. Some instructors may pursue certifications in order to teach group classes at a gym, while others may go on to study Sports Medicine in order to advance their career.

Fitness Instructor

Typical wages

10% $21,640
25% $27,840
Median $40,510
75% $57,490
90% $76,550
10% $10.4
25% $13.38
Median $19.48
75% $27.64
90% $36.81

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 66,400