Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors in California
Want to work in California as a Fitness Trainer or Aerobics Instructor? Read this first!
You’re in luck! Jobs for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors in California is growing faster than average.
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors Work in California?
There were approximately 38,340 workers employed as Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors in this state in 2018.
There were 33,720 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 4,620 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 3,430 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors working in it, which means California has more Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors than average.
Job Projections for California
Jobs for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors in this state are growing at a rate of 10.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.0%.
California Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 6,550 annual job openings, and 39,200 total jobs in 2026 for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 55,000 annual jobs and 329,200 total jobs in 2026.
What do Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors Make in California?
In 2018 wages for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors ranged from $23,890 to $85,740 with $48,740 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.49 to $41.22. The median hourly rate was $23.43.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $22.1 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $1.33.
The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top California Metros for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA||11,780||$50,520|
|San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA||6,780||$56,100|
|San Diego-Carlsbad, CA||4,430||$35,350|
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA||2,840||$57,060|
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA||2,620||$38,450|
|Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA||1,110||$57,930|
|Santa Rosa, CA||620||$45,000|
|Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA||570||$54,250|
|San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA||480||$47,850|
|Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA||270||$42,410|
|Yuba City, CA||170||$44,100|
Top States for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors Employment
View the list below to see where most Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$47,380|
Related Careers in CA
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What Major Will Prepare You For a Fitness Trainer or Aerobics Instructor Career?
- Health Professions
- Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies
- Health & Physical Education
- Teacher Education Subject Specific
- Movement & Mind-Body Therapies
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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