Equinox Reviews

Updated Jan 26, 2021

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3.6
62%
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118 Ratings
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  • "long hours competitive hard work(in 103 reviews)

  • "Work/Life balance can be a challenge with all expectations is a challenge but also expected with any personal training job(in 98 reviews)

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  1. COVID-19

    "Best work culture I have worked in."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Group Fitness Instructor in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Equinox part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fast growth and they trust your creativity

    Cons

    Wish we could have more outdoor facilities due to COVID-19

  2. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager In Technology 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Equinox full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Learning opportunities, people, leveling up in general, and growth opportunities

    Cons

    There is a lot going on making communication difficult across the board

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  3. "Great Place"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shop Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Equinox full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Free Gym pass and discounts

    Cons

    Poor scheduling and understaffed at times.

  4. "Great introduction to management!"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Shop Manager in San Mateo, CA

    I worked at Equinox full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work if you're into collaboration, team syncs, fitness, etc

    Cons

    Hourly position, not salaried which was a bummer. Not paid much more than associates.

  5. "Commit to something!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Group Fitness Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Equinox full-time

    Pros

    Very social atmosphere, fast paced company, innovative and cutting edge.

    Cons

    High turn over, short cooperate deadlines.

  6. "Best work environment"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Manager 

    I have been working at Equinox full-time

    Pros

    Create a family Connections Healthy Fun

    Cons

    Stressful Bustling Fast paced Competitive Time consuming

  7. "Not Bad"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Front Desk Receptionist 
    Recommends

    I worked at Equinox part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very nice people, perk of free gym membership

    Cons

    None really other than somewhat low pay.

  8. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Recruiter 

    I worked at Equinox full-time

    Pros

    Work/life balance. Great team to be a part of.

    Cons

    Pay, location. It is a bit demanding.

  9. "Fantastic"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Front Desk Associate in New York, NY

    I have been working at Equinox full-time

    Pros

    Not much to do, can just chill, nice management

    Cons

    No way of really moving up, weird hours

  10. "Its alright"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Shop Associate in Brooklyn, NY

    I have been working at Equinox part-time

    Pros

    Gym membership perks, room for growth

    Cons

    Culture is competitive, favoritism occurs

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