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 2014 and published in May 2015 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|10th 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 $67,560. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $34,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,110. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 273% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
|Year||Average Annual Salary||Growth (%)|
Table 2 shows the salary trend for fitness trainers and aerobics instructors from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 12.51%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 4.10%. We also see the year 2012 had a salary increase 2.22% while year 2011 had a negtive growth of -0.19%.
The average salaries of fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in 16 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4. 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 professional, scientific, and technical services sector with an annual salary $49,890. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $31,380).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
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 $18,940 to $49,350. The highest paying state for fitness trainers and aerobics instructors is New York with a median annual salary of $49,350. The lowest paying state is Arkansas with a median annual salary of $18,940. 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|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |