Personal trainer - Salary and Career
Physical Education Professionals

Personal trainer - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They develop, with children, young people and adults, physical activities, teach sports techniques, carry out specialized training with athletes from different sports, instruct them about the principles and rules inherent to each one of them, evaluate and supervise the physical preparation of athletes, monitor and supervise sports practices, prepare technical and scientific reports in the area of physical activities and sport.

How much does an Personal trainer earn

A Personal trainer earns between $1.078 and $6.224 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.342 and a median salary of $1.700 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 20.144 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Personal trainer

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.342 28.106 586 14
1º Quartile 1.078 12.939 270 6
Median Salary 1.700 20.400 425 10
3º Quartile 4.747 56.960 1.187 28
Higher Salary 6.224 74.688 1.556 37

Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals of biological sciences, health
      • physical education professionals
        • physical education professionals

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Main workplaces

Physical Education Professionals professionals provide services in the field of physical exercise with educational, health and sports performance goals. They can work in gyms and sports schools, clubs and hotels, medical and physiotherapy clinics, in home care, in direct public administration bodies, etc., as employees with a formal contract or as self-employed. They develop their work individually, in the most varied environments, at irregular hours. In some activities, some professionals may work under special conditions, eg, in uncomfortable positions for prolonged periods, under pressure, subject to weather changes and bad weather.

What does it take to work in the field of Physical Education Professionals

The exercise of family occupations requires higher education in physical education, registered with the Regional Council of Physical Education. In the job market, the number of professionals with specialization and postgraduate courses is growing. The full exercise of activities varies according to occupation, between one and four years.

Functions and activities of Personal trainer

Physical Education Professionals must:

  • communicate;
  • intervening in competitive processes;
  • planning professional intervention actions;
  • develop training;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • intervene in competitive processes;
  • coordinate physical and sports activity;
  • plan professional intervention actions;
  • identify professional intervention needs;
  • coordinating physical and sports activity;

  • Activities

    • demonstrate innovation capacity;
    • schedule transportation, food and accommodation;
    • use drawings and graphics;
    • classify beneficiaries according to characteristics and biosocial data;
    • verify the athlete's documentation before the sports administration entities;
    • use means of communication;
    • determining the means and processes of activities;
    • develop cognitive abilities;
    • guide disciplinary, tactical and technical aspects;
    • use oral and written communication;
    • guiding the athlete's behavior in competition;
    • play the role of interlocutor;
    • show the move to be performed;
    • give courses and lectures;
    • collect technical and physical data;
    • apply recreational activities of technical, tactical and physical development;
    • demonstrate communicative expression ability;
    • training athletes for fixed objectives;
    • evaluating the potential of beneficiaries;
    • evaluating the results of the application of planning;
    • maintain ethical and moral posture;
    • use computer resources;
    • develop training with data from the evaluations performed;
    • develop technical and tactical qualities;
    • evaluating the results of the planning application;
    • scheduling training and activities;
    • integrating committee members;
    • demonstrate innovative capacity;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • demonstrate innovativeness;
    • determining philosophy and working methods;
    • observe the reports of psychological, nutritional and medical aspects of the beneficiaries;
    • using gestures and signals;
    • select the athlete and the practitioner;
    • hold meetings;
    • classify the beneficiaries according to characteristics and biosocial data;
    • participate in meetings;
    • analyzing the physical and technical data of the beneficiaries;
    • use audiovisual resources;
    • define physical tests;
    • communicate the date and place of events to interested parties;
    • implement technical, tactical and physical training;
    • organizing technical committee;
    • analyze the conditions of competition;
    • check the location of activities;
    • apply corrective exercises of a technical and tactical nature;
    • evaluate the behavior of athletes in competition;
    • setting objectives and goals;
    • guide behavioral, social, moral and ethical aspects;
    • correct tactical and technical errors;
    • evaluating the behavior of athletes in competition;
    • demonstrate leadership ability;
    • schedule the time and place of activities;
    • demonstrate upgradeability;
    • interview athletes for hiring;
    • writing periodic technical reports;
    • identify talents;
    • indicate athletes for hiring;
    • develop physical and motor qualities;
    • advise on sports rules;
    • adapting the exercises to the conditions and needs of the beneficiaries;
    • demonstrate emotional control;
    • control the material necessary for the development of activities;
    • collect statistical data on the competition;
    • intervene with tactical and technical actions in competition;
    • select the athlete and practitioner;
    • develop training with data from evaluations performed;
    • use gestures and signals;
    • organize technical committee;
    • setting goals and objectives;
    • organizing the technical committee;
    • apply functional tests;
    • register beneficiaries;
    • communicate the date and place of the events to interested parties;
    • promoting events;

    Sectors that hire Personal trainer the most in the job market

    • physical conditioning activities
    • social, sports and similar clubs
    • sports education
    • welfare services without accommodation
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • physical therapy activities
    • sporting goods retail trade
    • other teaching activities
    • other sports activities
    • production and promotion of sports events

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