Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer

Personal Trainers design and deliver exercise programs, training and assessment for individuals and small groups in gyms, fitness centres and health clubs. The average salary of a Personal Trainer is $53,992 per annum.

As a Personal Trainer you'll work with a wide variety of people with different health and fitness goals. You may be required to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings.

Salary range
Average salary $53,992
salary range
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
35% by 2020
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Personal Trainer are:
NSW 37.3%
VIC 24.2%
QLD 20.4%

Key skills required

The top skills for a Personal Trainer are:
  • Good level of physical fitness
  • Enthusiastic, outgoing personality
  • Good communication skills
Career pathway planner
Starting out
Starting out

Turn your passion for fitness into something more. 

Get your foot in the door as a Fitness Instructor with an entry-level certificate course, or get qualified to work as a Personal Trainer with a Certificate IV. 

  • Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30313) - Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (RTO 32363)
  • Complete Personal Trainer - Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40210) - Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (RTO 32363)