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DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

39-9031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors



Instruct or coach groups or individuals in exercise activities. Demonstrate techniques and form, observe participants, and explain to them corrective measures necessary to improve their skills. Excludes teachers classified in 25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations. Excludes “Coaches and Scouts” (27-2022) and "Athletic Trainers" (29-9091).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northeast Minnesota 15025$20.93/hr$14.69/hr$15.49/hr$19.52/hr$23.71/hr$29.42/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business Services310$24.91/hr
Education and Health Services320$26.35/hr
Leisure and Hospitality3,320$20.58/hr
Other Services740$23.51/hr
Public Administration250$25.71/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 80$19.99/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 100$19.31/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 110$15.26/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 140$19.52/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 150$19.52/hr29.6%
Rochester MN MSA 170$20.72/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 180$19.96/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 190$19.92/hr28.1%
Northwest Balance of State 200$19.52/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 230$19.52/hr33.6%
Southeast Balance of State 250$19.62/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 310$20.77/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 340$20.20/hr35.8%
Southeast Minnesota 380$20.13/hr29.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,640$21.14/hr34.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 3,890$21.14/hrN/A
Minnesota 4,930$21.08/hr34.0%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Massage Therapists 1,230$24.91/hr28.1%
Occupational Therapy Aides 10$20.29/hr2.7%
Special Education Teachers, All Other 360$65,673.96/yr7.0%


  • Massage body parts to relieve soreness, strains, and bruises.
  • Provide students with information and resources regarding nutrition, weight control, and lifestyle issues.
  • Conduct therapeutic, recreational, or athletic activities.
  • Teach and demonstrate use of gymnastic and training equipment, such as trampolines and weights.
  • Explain and enforce safety rules and regulations governing sports, recreational activities, and the use of exercise equipment.
  • Explain and enforce safety rules and regulations governing sports, recreational activities, and the use of exercise equipment.
  • Maintain fitness equipment.
  • Plan routines, choose appropriate music, and choose different movements for each set of muscles, depending on participants' capabilities and limitations.
  • Instruct participants in maintaining exertion levels to maximize benefits from exercise routines.
  • Offer alternatives during classes to accommodate different levels of fitness.