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Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors in Texas

Considering a career as a Fitness Trainer or Aerobics Instructor in Texas?

16.5% Jobs Projection
$35,910 Median Salary
3,320 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors Work in Texas?

19,450 people worked as Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors in 2018 in this state.

There were 17,570 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 1,880 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors in TX Employment Trend

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

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors in this state are growing at a rate of 16.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.0%.

Job Projections for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 3,320 annual Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors job openings in Texas, and 19,760 total jobs in the year 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 Texas?

In 2018 wages for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors ranged from $17,860 to $63,180 with $35,910 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $8.59 to $30.37. The median hourly rate was $17.26.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $16.96 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.30.

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

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas 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
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 7,730 $38,280
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 4,890 $35,700
Austin-Round Rock, TX 2,190 $39,810
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 1,340 $34,660
Lubbock, TX 350 $23,870
El Paso, TX 280 $25,980
Tyler, TX 210 $27,010
College Station-Bryan, TX 160 $42,930
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 150 $39,730
Odessa, TX 110 $36,590
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 100 $27,560
Laredo, TX 100 $31,110
Midland, TX 100 $39,920
San Angelo, TX 90 $24,220
Wichita Falls, TX 90 $22,720
Abilene, TX 80 $35,580
Corpus Christi, TX 80 $46,170
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 60 $29,070
Longview, TX 50 n/a
Texarkana, TX-AR 40 $36,040

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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