Fitness Trainer and Instructors
What Fitness Trainers and Instructors Do
Fitness trainers and instructors lead, instruct, and motivate individuals or groups in exercise activities, including cardiovascular exercises (exercises for the heart and blood circulation), strength training, and stretching. They work with people of all ages and skill levels. Fitness trainers work in facilities such as health clubs, fitness or recreation centers, gyms, and yoga and Pilates studios.
How to Become a Fitness Trainer or Instructor
The education and training required for fitness trainers and instructors varies by type of specialty, and employers often hire those with certification.
Pay - Job Outlook
The median annual wage for fitness trainers and instructors was $36,160 in May 2015. Employment of fitness trainers and instructors is projected to grow 8 percent by 2024.