Compare YMCA vs LA Fitness BETA

See how working at YMCA 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 YMCA vs. LA Fitness. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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YMCA

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LA Fitness

Employee Ratings

  • YMCA 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)
3.9
(based on 10049 reviews)
YMCA employees rated their Overall Rating 0.8 higher than LA Fitness employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 2776 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
YMCA employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than LA Fitness employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
YMCA employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than LA Fitness employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.4
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
YMCA employees rated their Work-life balance 1.0 higher than LA Fitness employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
YMCA employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than LA Fitness employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
YMCA employees rated their Culture & Values 1.3 higher than LA Fitness employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
YMCA Ceo Kevin Washington
86%
86%Kevin Washington
YMCA employees rated their CEO Approval 40% higher than LA Fitness employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
LA Fitness Ceo Louis Welch
46%
46%Louis Welch
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
YMCA employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 30% higher than LA Fitness employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
43%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
YMCA employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 15% higher than LA Fitness employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
30%

Salaries

YMCA has 7,526 more total submitted salaries than LA Fitness.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
YMCA Lifeguard692 Salaries
$11/hr
Personal Trainer112 Salaries
$19/hr
Aquatics Director83 Salaries
$40,432/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Lifeguard5 Salaries
$11/hr
Personal Trainer112 Salaries
$14/hr
Front Desk91 Salaries
$9/hr

What Employees Say

  • YMCA had 461 more reviews than LA Fitness that mentioned "Free gym membership" as a Pro.
  • "Non profit" was the most mentioned Con at YMCA.
  • "Minimum wage" was the most mentioned Con at LA Fitness.
Pros
Pros
"Free gym membership"(in 902 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 454 reviews)
Pros
"Free gym membership"(in 441 reviews)
"Free membership"(in 430 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Non profit"(in 302 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 273 reviews)
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 164 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 155 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Health and Wellness Director

I worked at YMCA full-time for more than a year

Pros

Training and Staff Support and Community Engagement

Cons

Overworked, Too many Meetings not flexible with department growth

"Fun Job"Jul 14, 2020

Current Employee - Operations Manager

I have been working at LA Fitness full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

40 hours a week, good boss, support, free gym mbrhsip

Cons

member complaints can get old and hiring can be hard at times

Job Postings

YMCA has 4,629 more recently posted open jobs than LA Fitness.