Oakland Community College

Career Opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Projections, fitness trainers were listed as one of the fastest growing occupations in 2012-2020 (+16%). The 2012 median salary for a fitness trainer was $31,700 per year. To become a successful fitness trainer, an individual needs to be knowledgeable in exercise science and aware of current and future trends in the profession

For more information, see the following links:

O*Net - National career outlook & information from the U.S. Department of Labor.
Career One Stop - Michigan career outlook & information.