All data is specific to San Diego County

Fast Facts?

  • Average Annual Salary $44,900
  • Hourly Pay Entry Level: $13.57
    Median: $21.61
    Experienced: $29.80
  • Growth (2014-2019)12%
  • Openings (2014-2019)112
  • Current Employment 3,407
  • Projected Employment 3,517
  • Typical Entry-level Education High school diploma or equivalent

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors

Employment, 2004 - 2019

Top Knowledge,
Skills and Abilities

  • TECHNICAL
  • Yoga
  • First Aid
  • Resuscitation
  • Scheduling
  • Event Planning
  • NON-TECHNICAL
  • Teaching
  • Organization
  • Energetic
  • Communication
  • Building Effective Relationships

occupational tasks

  • Offer alternatives during classes to accommodate different levels of fitness
  • Plan routines, choose appropriate music, and choose different movements for each set of muscles, depending on participants' capabilities and limitations
  • Evaluate individuals' abilities, needs, and physical conditions, and develop suitable training programs to meet any special requirements
  • Observe participants and inform them of corrective measures necessary for skill improvement
  • Monitor participants' progress and adapt programs as needed

Gender Breakdown: Male/Female (percentages)