Nutrition and Personal Trainer Job Description
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You’ll be an inspiration for those who need help tweaking their diet and/or developing an exercise routine to meet their individual goals. You’ll lead, instruct, and motivate. Here’s a breakdown of your responsibilities:
Teaching proper fitness and nutrition habits
Observing clients’ exercise routines and tracking their progress
Developing fitness/meal plans based on client’s needs and goals
Certified nutrition and personal trainer work in a variety of facilities such as health clubs, fitness centers, yoga studios, and even client homes.
The salary for this role varies based on facility, location, and experience, but the national average annual income is just over $40,000.*
Health is a top priority for most everyone—especially now. Which means that businesses will be investing more time and energy to make sure their employees stay in good shape. Which also means the need for professionals with extensive knowledge of nutrition and fitness is going to surge. In fact, experts predict a 19% job-growth increase over the next 10 years.*
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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. “Fitness Trainers and Instructors.” Occupational Outlook Handbook. Accessed May 1, 2023.
Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.