Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer

Personal Trainers design and deliver exercise programs, training and assessment for individuals and small groups in gyms, fitness centres and health clubs. The average salary of a Personal Trainer is $53,992 per annum.

As a Personal Trainer you'll work with a wide variety of people with different health and fitness goals. You may be required to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings.

Salary range
Average salary $53,992
salary range
$45,056
$53,992
$62,928
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
35% by 2020
35%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Personal Trainer are:
NSW
NSW 37.3%
VIC
VIC 24.2%
QLD
QLD 20.4%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

Key skills required

The top skills for a Personal Trainer are:
  • Good level of physical fitness
  • Enthusiastic, outgoing personality
  • Good communication skills
Source: myfuture.edu.au
Career pathway planner
Starting out
Starting out

Turn your passion for fitness into something more. Get your foot in the door as a Fitness Instructor with an entry-level certificate course, or get qualified to work as a Personal Trainer with a Certificate IV.

Moving up in the industry
Moving up in the industry

Ready to take the next step? Gain a deeper understanding of the science behind health and human movement and expand your career opportunities with a Bachelor degree.

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