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Personal Trainers

Employment Prospects


The U.S. Department of Labor reports there areĀ 356,900 fitness trainers and instructors working in the United States. Personal trainers are employed by people of all ages. Individuals hire trainers, as do companies for the benefit of their employees. Though most health clubs hire personal trainers full time, some clubs hire trainers on an independent contractor basis. Sports and exercise programs at community colleges hire trainers part time to conduct classes.

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