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Personal Trainer Career Path

Are you thinking of becoming a personal trainer or already started your career and planning the next step? Learn how to become a personal trainer, what skills you need to succeed, how to advance your career and get promoted, and what levels of pay to expect at each step on your career path. Explore new personal trainer job openings and options for career transitions into related roles.

Seniority Levels

L2

Personal Trainer

Alias: Assistant Personal Trainer, Personal Trainer II
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8+Years of Experience
$19,176Avg. Annual Salary
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L3

Senior Personal Trainer

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2 - 4Years of Experience
$47,888Avg. Annual Salary
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L4

Staff Personal Trainer

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Salary Trajectory

Personal Trainer Career Path

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Important Skill Sets for the Personal Trainer Career Path

CPR First Aid
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
External Defibrillator
Interpersonal and Communication

Personal Trainer Career Transitions

Your skills as a personal trainer can prepare you to transition into related roles, such as athletic trainer or coach, which could open up different career paths for you. Below are the most common personal trainer career transitions, along with typical salaries and skill requirements.