Personal Trainer Salaries in Oregon

As a personal trainer in Oregon, whether working as an employee of a fitness center, spa, hotel, or specialty studio, or as a freelance trainer that works with wealthy clients in private health clubs and home gyms, you can expect to do quite well.

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The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that the median salary among the 4,480 fitness trainers working in Oregon during 2013, was $39,180 – and this doesn’t include independent trainers or studio owners who are known to earn many times this amount!

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The Department notes that Oregon has the fifth highest concentration of fitness trainers of all US states. This is thanks in large part to the fact that Oregon’s residents are among the most active in the nation, creating a culture of health, wellness and longevity.

What Personal Trainers in Oregon can Expect to Earn

The 2013 US Department of Labor’s occupational wage survey lists fitness trainer salaries in Oregon based on level of experience and earning bracket:

Experience
Annual Salary
Entry-Level
$20840
Mean (Average)
$40740
70th Percentile
$51140
90th Percentile
$62660

Trainers with experience, a formal education, and specialized knowledge of popular exercise modalities fill the highest paying jobs in the state.

Personal Trainer Salaries in Different Areas of Oregon

You will find some salary variation between the major cities and nonmetropolitan areas of Oregon. The data in the table shown here includes a full analysis of personal trainer salaries throughout Oregon as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2013:

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Bend OR
270
37230
Corvallis OR
100
35040
Eugene-Springfield OR
660
35510
Medford OR
120
41820
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro OR-WA
2680
43880
Salem OR
380
41040
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
80
35230
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
200
29360
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
90
36680
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
90
22460