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Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors in North Carolina

Is North Carolina a good place for you to work as a Fitness Trainer or Aerobics Instructor?

15.9% Jobs Projection
$34,310 Median Salary
2,040 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors Work in North Carolina?

In 2018, there were 9,690 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors working in the state.

There were 9,550 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 140 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 North Carolina has more Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors than average.

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Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors in this state are growing at a rate of 15.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.0%.

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North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 2,040 annual job openings, and a total of 12,180 jobs for North Carolina 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 North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors ranged from $18,240 to $59,950 with $34,310 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $8.77 to $28.82. The median hourly rate was $16.5.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $16.44 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.06.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top North Carolina 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
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 3,210 $34,340
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 2,470 $35,560
Raleigh, NC 1,920 $44,320
Greensboro-High Point, NC 740 $29,240
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 720 $47,750
Winston-Salem, NC 660 $29,050
Asheville, NC 340 $34,720
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 290 $29,490
Fayetteville, NC 230 $33,240
Wilmington, NC 200 $45,950
Greenville, NC 150 $28,830
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 150 $22,690
Burlington, NC 100 $26,100
Jacksonville, NC 70 $29,050

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
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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