Curious about the earning potential for certified personal trainers? Here’s what you need to know about your future personal trainer salary.
According to CNN Money, the median personal trainer salary comes out to $56,000 per year. The higher end is $128,000 per year. However, there is a ten-year job projection of 24% growth. Which makes it an in-demand profession.
A personal trainer is someone who helps people in single and/or group sessions accomplish their fitness goals. The trainer serves as their exercise coach, as she ensures they maintain proper techniques.
She may also serve as an amateur therapist (as one article points out). Clients may need an ear to vent their worries and fears behind their fitness goals.
That being said, anyone can enter this profession—which makes it both a pro and a con.
The pro being you don’t technically “need” any post-secondary education or certificates. The con is, the pool is competitive. So, in that respect, you kind of do.
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