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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

39-9031 Exercise Trainers and Group Fitness Instructors

Instruct or coach groups or individuals in exercise activities. Demonstrate techniques and form, observe participants, and explain to them corrective measures necessary to improve their skills. Excludes teachers classified in 25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations. Excludes "Coaches and Scouts" (27-2022) and "Athletic Trainers" (29-9091).


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
325,500 1.2 % $21.69 $45,110 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.15 $12.94 $19.42 $27.63 $36.25
Annual Wage (2) $21,110 $26,910 $40,390 $57,470 $75,400


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 216,110 16.01 $22.41 $46,610
Civic and Social Organizations 36,440 9.43 $18.40 $38,270
Other Schools and Instruction 20,470 4.41 $22.18 $46,140
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 14,190 0.26 $19.30 $40,150
Other Personal Services 6,980 1.95 $20.24 $42,090

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 216,110 16.01 $22.41 $46,610
Civic and Social Organizations 36,440 9.43 $18.40 $38,270
Other Schools and Instruction 20,470 4.41 $22.18 $46,140
Other Personal Services 6,980 1.95 $20.24 $42,090
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 2,990 0.31 $20.34 $42,310

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Residential Care Facilities 40 0.02 $35.23 $73,280
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services (8) (8) $25.54 $53,110
Individual and Family Services 2,870 0.11 $25.48 $53,010
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities 120 0.02 $25.13 $52,270
Grantmaking and Giving Services (8) (8) $24.71 $51,390


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 41,460 2.39 1.08 $24.61 $51,180
New York 24,330 2.55 1.15 $28.21 $58,680
Texas 21,690 1.74 0.79 $19.02 $39,560
Illinois 16,870 2.80 1.26 $23.03 $47,890
Florida 16,460 1.87 0.84 $19.05 $39,630




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colorado 10,180 3.80 1.71 $21.87 $45,480
Massachusetts 13,560 3.75 1.69 $26.09 $54,260
Maryland 9,360 3.47 1.56 $23.47 $48,810
North Dakota 1,460 3.45 1.56 $15.98 $33,240
Virginia 12,040 3.10 1.40 $20.69 $43,030




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 24,330 2.55 1.15 $28.21 $58,680
Connecticut 5,040 3.03 1.37 $27.04 $56,240
District of Columbia 1,330 1.84 0.83 $26.99 $56,130
Washington 10,160 3.06 1.38 $26.80 $55,750
Massachusetts 13,560 3.75 1.69 $26.09 $54,260





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 26,740 2.77 1.25 $29.78 $61,940
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 14,360 3.07 1.39 $24.11 $50,150
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 13,940 2.23 1.01 $24.24 $50,430
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 11,460 4.09 1.85 $26.48 $55,080
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 10,220 3.21 1.45 $23.14 $48,140
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 8,490 2.95 1.33 $19.81 $41,210
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 8,390 2.30 1.04 $20.26 $42,140
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 6,890 2.79 1.26 $28.53 $59,340
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 6,610 3.27 1.48 $29.08 $60,490
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 6,180 4.08 1.84 $21.91 $45,570