The salary statistics of fitness trainers and aerobics instructors are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of fitness trainers and aerobics instructors within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The fitness trainers and aerobics instructors annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for fitness trainers and aerobics instructors. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) fitness trainers and aerobics instructors is $72,980. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,150. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 281% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of fitness trainers and aerobics instructors from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in 15 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for fitness trainers and aerobics instructors occupations is the finance and insurance sector with an annual salary $45,430. The lowest paying sector is the wholesale trade sector (annual salary $20,930).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
From the above tables we note that not only fitness trainers and aerobics instructors salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $22,160 to $57,710. The highest paying state for fitness trainers and aerobics instructors is New York with a median annual salary of $57,710. The lowest paying state is Louisiana with a median annual salary of $22,160. For more salary information of fitness trainers and aerobics instructors profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|New York|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|Virgin Islands|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |