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14.1% Jobs Projection
$42,730 Median Salary
1,200 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors in Georgia are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors in Georgia is growing faster than average.

  • Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors in Georgia earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors Work in Georgia?

In Georgia, there were 6,030 people working as Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors in the year 2018.

There were 5,710 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 320 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 3,430 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors working in it, which means Georgia has more Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors than average.

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Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors in this state are growing at a rate of 14.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.0%.

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Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 1,200 annual job openings, and a total of 7,140 jobs for Georgia Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 55,000 annual jobs and 329,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors Make in Georgia?

In 2018 wages for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors ranged from $21,230 to $77,420 with $42,730 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.21 to $37.22. The median hourly rate was $20.54.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $21.69 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $1.15.

The median salary in Georgia is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top Georgia 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
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,310 $45,720
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 490 $34,360
Chattanooga, TN-GA 360 $41,220
Columbus, GA-AL 160 $27,570
Athens-Clarke County, GA 160 $40,950
Macon, GA 90 $29,650
Albany, GA 70 $55,460
Valdosta, GA 70 n/a
Dalton, GA 60 $17,850
Gainesville, GA 40 $24,800
Brunswick, GA 40 $30,610

Top States for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 38,340 $48,740
New York 24,160 $54,950
Texas 19,450 $35,910
Illinois 16,430 $41,660
Florida 16,120 $38,190
Virginia 12,720 $40,120
Pennsylvania 12,450 $31,770
Massachusetts 11,880 $54,770
New Jersey 11,310 $53,290
North Carolina 9,690 $34,310
Ohio 9,290 $26,550
Colorado 9,040 $43,140
Washington 8,670 $50,920
Maryland 7,560 $43,650
Michigan 7,030 $35,110
Minnesota 6,170 $40,730
Georgia 6,030 $42,730
Arizona 5,810 $40,810
Wisconsin 5,710 $28,270
Oregon 4,750 $35,920

Below are the states where Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New York $54,950
Massachusetts $54,770
Connecticut $54,030
New Jersey $53,290
Washington $50,920
California $48,740
District of Columbia $47,380
Hawaii $46,230
Maryland $43,650
Colorado $43,140

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