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.
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!
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:
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: