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LA Fitness Reviews

Updated June 21, 2018
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Pros
  • "Flexible Schedule, Free Gym Membership, Helpful Staff, Smoothie Bar" (in 580 reviews)

  • "Free gym membership and the atmosphere of the gym was amazing" (in 305 reviews)

Cons
  • "There is a high turnover rate for the front staff" (in 65 reviews)

  • "minimum wage and you also act as the janitor" (in 120 reviews)

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  1. "Working at LA fitness"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great work environment
    No cold calling

    Cons

    None it was great,wish I could’ve stayed longer.


  2. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at LA Fitness full-time

    Pros

    Great store manager and free gym membership

    Cons

    Low pay and not much room for advancement

    Advice to Management

    Increase incentives and pay for lower level employees

  3. "Not bad for a first job"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Front Desk Receptionist in East Brunswick, NJ
    Current Employee - Front Desk Receptionist in East Brunswick, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at LA Fitness part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work culture is friendly and easy to understand the job

    Cons

    Customers can be extremely irritating and ungrateful


  4. "Master Trainer"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at LA Fitness part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Clients for the most part

    Cons

    Lazy clients are very lazy and expect results

    Advice to Management

    Pick up equipment


  5. "“Needs Better Pay Structure”"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Counselor in New Hyde Park, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Counselor in New Hyde Park, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at LA Fitness full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Meet alot of people, free gym membership.

    Cons

    Slow traffic at times,
    Poor pay structure feel like you gipped out of sales. Full time only!

    Advice to Management

    Reconstruct pay and commissions


  6. "Operations (front desk)"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Operations in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at LA Fitness part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Free gym membership with access to any LA gym
    Commission

    Cons

    Shady tactics to increase sales
    Unhealthy competition for commission
    Re-racking weights

    Advice to Management

    Not worth typing as nothing will change


  7. "LA Fitness"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good place to start sales experience

    Cons

    $750 Threshold before collecting commission

  8. "Front Desk Associate"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at LA Fitness full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Free gym use, easy, low stress

    Cons

    Clients get very angry when you call to collect on bills because their name is on a list that goes to all clubs. Some people have already been called 30+ times by the time you get their name

    Advice to Management

    Make call lists per location so clients aren't harassed.


  9. "Its OKAY"

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    Current Employee - Childcare
    Current Employee - Childcare
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at LA Fitness part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    free gym membership, any location

    Cons

    not so many hours, very commission driven


  10. "Sales Counselor"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Counselor in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Counselor in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at LA Fitness full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Meeting people of all backgrounds
    Interacting with customers

    Cons

    No work life balance
    Long hours

    Advice to Management

    Management should be trained more effectively and encourage their staff members to grow instead of focusing just on meeting sale's quotas.


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