Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors

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Total Workforce

223k

Average Age

39

Average Salary

$25,420

Average Male Salary

$34,187

Average Female Salary

$20,314

About

Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors are most often employed by the Amusement & Recreation industry. The average yearly wage for Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors was $25,420 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors by wage are Helpers, construction trades, Landscaping and groundskeeping workers, and Tellers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors are LA City (Central/Pacific Palisades) PUMA, CA, Miami City (East) & Key Biscayne Village PUMA, FL, and Arden-Arcade, Carmichael & Fair Oaks (West) PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors are East Harlem PUMA, NY, Summit City & Westfield Town (North) PUMA, NJ, and Arden-Arcade, Carmichael & Fair Oaks (West) PUMA, CA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors and on wages and locations for those in the field. Amusement & Recreation is the industry that employs the most Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors, by average wage, is Other personal services. Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors are paid most in Takoma Park City & Silver Spring PUMA, MD but are relatively concentrated in East Harlem PUMA, NY.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$25,420

AVERAGE SALARY

± $1,903

In 2018, Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors earned an average of $25,420, $28,468 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Helpers, construction trades make somewhat more than Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors while Landscaping and groundskeeping workers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.508

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.508, which is higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly for Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors, by number of employees, are Amusement & Recreation, Other schools & instruction and educational support services, and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors, by average wage, are Other personal services, General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals, and Amusement & Recreation.

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Industries by Share

223k

2018 Workforce

± 11,598

This graphic shows the share of Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors employed by various industries. Amusement & Recreation employs the largest share of Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors at  80.1%, followed by Other schools & instruction and educational support services with 10.9% and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 1.94%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors in the US. The average age of male Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors in the workforce is 34.8 and of female Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors is 41.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

82.3k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 7,040

141k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 9,222

63.2% of Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)

  3. White (Hispanic)

72.7% of Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 9.56% of Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors.

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Age by Gender

34.8

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.08

41.4

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 0.902

The median age of Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors is 39, and Male employees are generally 6.63 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors is Parks, Recreation, & Leisure but a relatively high number of Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors hold a major in Parks, Recreation, & Leisure.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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