Nevada’s unique natural features draw outdoor enthusiasts from around the world. The state offers everything from desert activities like hiking and horseback riding to water and winter sports. Rock climbers take advantage of Red Rock Canyon’s proximity to Las Vegas.
The residents of Nevada are highly fit, and the Physical Activity Council rated it as the eighth most active state in the country in 2012. WalletHub.com singled out Reno as the fourth best city for an active lifestyle in 2014.
These outdoor enthusiasts want to stay fit, so they can keep enjoying what Nevada has to offer. They provide a source of clients for you, since you have the training to keep them in shape while you earn a good salary.
Range of Salaries for Personal Trainers in Nevada
Your salary as a personal trainer in Nevada will vary quite a bit depending on your level of experience. Elite trainers in Nevada earned an average of $44,782 more a year than those just starting out in 2014 according to the state’s Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation:
Fitness clubs in Las Vegas have received quite a bit of press given the large number of them located near the Strip. USA Today featured Shine Alternative Fitness and Pole Fitness Studio for their alternative approaches to fitness. Bodybuilding.com honored the Institute of Sport Science & Athletic Conditioning as their gym of the month in February 2013 for its approach of providing sports science services to their clients.
Salaries of Personal Trainers in Las Vegas, Reno, and Rural Areas of Nevada
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics provides the range of salaries for personal trainers in key locations of Nevada. It showed that fitness trainers had the highest average salary when they were located in the Western Central rural part of Nevada. Experienced trainers in the Las Vegas area were the most highly paid in 2013: