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AFPA Publishes Guide to Personal Trainer Salaries


Leader in Fitness Certification Programs Examines the Income Potential of Professionals in This Booming Industry

Ship Bottom, NJ—October 20, 2016 — American Fitness Professionals & Associates (AFPA), the industry leader in providing health, fitness, and nutrition certification programs to world-class professionals, today announced it is publishing a guide examining the income potential of personal trainers. The e-book, The Ultimate Personal Trainer Salary Guide, is available for free download at

The fitness industry is booming. Activities and health apps have flooded the marketplace, and there’s a strong push for people to take control of their health through diet and exercise. The result is a deep need for more personal trainers who can translate complex exercise science into action plans for clients. AFPA’s new e-book takes a look at the salary ranges that trainers can expect, as well as delves into the factors that determine income. Among the guide’s features:

  • Five factors, including education, location, and experience, that impact trainer salaries
  • Typical salary ranges for five different kinds of trainers

“Because of the huge boom in fitness, professional trainers are high in demand, especially those who have additional credentials and knowledge,” says Amy Occhipinti, M.S., AFPA’s Director of Operations. “With every opportunity comes fresh income potential. Our new e-book takes a look at trainer salaries and details how well-motivated individuals can increase their earning potential in the currently thriving fitness industry.”

To learn more about this e-book or AFPA’s programs and services, visit


About AFPA

American Fitness Professionals & Associates was founded in October 1994 to create and foster an educational environment conducive to the fitness enthusiast and professional. AFPA’s goals are to provide fitness, health, wellness, and nutrition distance education programs and certifications; to create and enhance opportunities for professional development; and to maintain the highest level of standards and guidelines for the fitness industry. AFPA has developed and maintained high-quality certification programs and continuing education in a wide variety of disciplines including personal training, strength and conditioning, functional and integrated training, yoga, Pilates, and pregnancy, senior, and youth fitness. For more information, visit

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