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Personal Trainers

Employment Prospects


The U.S. Department of Labor reports there are 237,760 fitness workers, including personal trainers, working in the United States. Personal trainers are employed by people of all ages. Individuals hire trainers, as do companies for the benefit of their employees. Though most health clubs hire personal trainers full time, some clubs hire trainers on an independent contractor basis. Sports and exercise programs at community colleges hire trainers part time to conduct classes.

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