Career Detail

Fitness Director
“Run the Program”
Fitness directors organize and schedule exercise classes and programs for health clubs, resorts, cruise lines, corporations, and other institutions.
Average Pay:     Qualifications: $27,680 - $58,990
The Job
Fitness directors work with other fitness professionals, such as personal trainers, nutritionists, and health care personnel, to deliver the best services for the individuals who use the fitness facility.
Work Environment
Gyms, physical fitness centers, cruise ships, major corporations.
College Majors
Business, Health, Physical education
Minimum Qualifications
Personality traits helpful for this career
Love to work with people. Organized and able to take charge. Able to organize a precise schedule. Great motivator.
Quick Facts
  • Between 2006 and 2016 the number of fitness directors is expected to grow by about 27 percent.
Compensation and Outlook
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