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.
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.
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:
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: