Presentation on theme: "Becoming a Personal Trainer Easy money while going to school."— Presentation transcript:
Becoming a Personal Trainer Easy money while going to school
How much would you guess a personal trainer gets paid? ► Salary ► The average salary for a personal trainer in the United States is: ► $38, 082 that is a $1,464 pay check every two weeks.
Pay Scale ► Hourly: ► Less than 1 year experience$10-20 per hour 1 to 4 years$ 10-25 5 to 9 years$ 15-27 10 to 19 years$ 15-30 20 +$ 20-35
Certifications for Personal Training ► National Federation of Personal Trainers (NFPT) ► American Fitness Professionals and Associates (AFPA) ► National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Certified Personal Trainer ► Katie Dyer, CSCS-CPT ► American Council on Exercise (ACE) 18 years of age CPR and First Aid Certified $200-250 for exam; both written and computer based Offer online practice exams and study materials
Coursework and Degrees ► What type of degree could you pursue? Movement Science, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Health Science, Biomedical Science, Biology, Physical Education, Health and Wellness, Athletic Training ► Biology ► Chemistry ► Anatomy and Physiology ► Kinesiology ► Exercise Prescription Lab ► Sport specific classes; i.e., rock climbing, weight training, basketball, etc.