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 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$19,640|
|25th Percentile Wage||$24,970|
|50th Percentile Wage||$39,210|
|75th Percentile Wage||$56,190|
|90th Percentile Wage||$74,520|
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 $74,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $39,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,640. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 279% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of fitness trainers and aerobics instructors from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in 17 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 information sector with an annual salary $50,130. The lowest paying sector is the construction sector (annual salary $29,380).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
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 $19,530 to $58,020. The highest paying state for fitness trainers and aerobics instructors is New York with a median annual salary of $58,020. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $19,530. 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|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|Virgin Islands|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |