Compare Equinox vs LA Fitness BETA

See how working at Equinox vs. LA Fitness compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Equinox vs. LA Fitness. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Equinox

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LA Fitness

Employee Ratings

  • Equinox scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 1797 reviews)
Equinox employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than LA Fitness employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 3367 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Equinox employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than LA Fitness employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Equinox employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than LA Fitness employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Equinox employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than LA Fitness employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Equinox employees rated their Culture & Values 1.0 higher than LA Fitness employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Equinox Ceo Harvey Spevak
74%
74%Harvey Spevak
Equinox employees rated their CEO Approval 29% higher than LA Fitness employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
LA Fitness Ceo Louis Welch
45%
45%Louis Welch
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
69%
Equinox employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 25% higher than LA Fitness employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
44%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Equinox employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 22% higher than LA Fitness employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
31%

Salaries

LA Fitness has 3,478 more total submitted salaries than Equinox.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Personal Trainer168 Salaries
$23/hr
Front Desk Associate145 Salaries
$13/hr
Assistant General Manager52 Salaries
$69,452/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Personal Trainer876 Salaries
$25/hr
Receptionist142 Salaries
$10/hr
General Manager170 Salaries
$40,618/yr

What Employees Say

  • LA Fitness had 247 more reviews than Equinox that mentioned "Free gym membership" as a Pro.
  • LA Fitness had 264 more reviews than Equinox that mentioned "Free gym" as a Pro.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Equinox.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at LA Fitness.
Pros
Pros
"Free gym membership"(in 208 reviews)
"Free gym"(in 186 reviews)
Pros
"Free gym membership"(in 455 reviews)
"Free gym"(in 450 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 109 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 102 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 169 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 167 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at Equinox part-time

Pros

Great and fun work environment

Cons

Low pay for sales associates

Current Employee - Group Fitness Instructor

I have been working at LA Fitness full-time

Pros

Very professional company. I just come in, teach and leave, no drama

Cons

No room for growth No pay increases Limited class availability

Advice to Management

Give your loyal instructors a pay increase, it's been 4 years and I'm making the same amount

Job Postings

LA Fitness has 721 more recently posted open jobs than Equinox.