Personal Trainer Salaries in Maryland

Maryland offers a great deal to fitness buffs and outdoor enthusiasts with its variety of landscapes ranging from rolling mountains to shoreline. Those who love the water find a great deal to do in Maryland between boating, canoeing, and swimming. Hiking and cross-country skiing are also popular outdoor pastimes in Maryland.

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You can help keep Maryland’s outdoorsmen and women physically fit, so they can continue to enjoy the outdoors – all while you earn a good salary.

In addition to numerous national chains, Maryland has some high-powered local gyms. The Maryland Athletic Club has three locations in Baltimore and co-founded the Coalition for a Healthy Maryland. It had 300 employees and 10,000 members in 2012.

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Maryland also boasts the largest fitness facility on the East Coast. New 24 in District Heights reopened in 2013 with 120,000 square feet of gym space.

Salaries for Personal Trainers in Maryland

Maryland is a great state for you to start out in as a fitness trainer, since its entry-level salaries were 15% above the national average in 2014 according to the state’s Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR). This agency provides the salaries for personal trainers with varying levels of experience:

Experience
Annual Salary
Experienced
$48453
Average
$39144
Entry
$20528

Fitness is a growing industry, and the DLLR expects 1,791 jobs for personal trainers to become available in Maryland between 2012 and 2022.

Salaries for Personal Trainers Throughout Maryland

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics provides an analysis of the salaries of personal trainers in key regions of Maryland in 2013. It revealed that personal trainers in the Bethesda area had substantially higher salaries than their colleagues in other parts of Maryland:

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Baltimore-Towson MD
3210
38730
Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick MD Metropolitan Division
1450
44720
Hagerstown-Martinsburg MD-WV
180
25090
Salisbury MD
80
36030
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
5620
43970
Wilmington DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division
Estimate not released
29840
Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area
150
36910
St. Marys County Maryland nonmetropolitan area
30
31690