What is the salary of a health club employee?

What feels better than getting to the gym regularly and completing a tough but fun workout? Getting paid for it! Working where one works out might return a bigger reward than imagined. As of July 2012, the average annual compensation for these health-club positions was the following:
  • General manager: $95,333
  • Assistant general manager: $64,092
  • Spa director: $59,492
  • Fitness director: $55,441
  • Maintenance manager: $50,479
Not looking for a full-time commitment? Here’s what to expect to earn per hour, on average, for some common part-time health-club positions:
  • Tennis instructor: $33.83
  • Yoga instructor: $30.26
  • Group cycling instructor: $27.35
  • Personal trainer: $21.31
  • Maintenance worker: $13.05

Continue Learning about Gyms/Health Clubs

Do all studio health clubs operate the same way?
National Academy of Sports MedicineNational Academy of Sports Medicine
No. Studio health clubs have the flexibility to customize their environment to suit their target aud...
More Answers
How can I tell if the gym or fitness club I'm joining is right for me?
Wendy Batts Wendy Batts
Almost all gyms have someone who is willing to give you a tour of the gym and their amenities.  As y...
More Answers
How do I find out if my gym or fitness club is safe?
Steven Mogavero , NASM Elite TrainerSteven Mogavero , NASM Elite Trainer
Ask questions! You want to know as much information as possible. Take a tour of the facility make su...
More Answers
How can I tell if a gym or fitness club is using outdated equipment?
Kevin Weston , NASM Elite TrainerKevin Weston , NASM Elite Trainer
A quality gym doesn't need to have brand new equipment in order to help you reach your goals. Howeve...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.