Positions our students are frequently interested in include fitness trainers, instructors, and educators.
Employment of fitness trainers and instructors is projected to grow 15% from 2019-2029, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, much faster than the average for all occupations.
As businesses, government, and insurance organizations continue to recognize the benefits of health and fitness programs for their employees, incentives to join gyms or other types of health clubs are expected to increase the need for fitness trainers and instructors.
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for fitness trainers and instructors was $40,390 as of May 2019.
According to Healthcare News, the career outlook for exercise science is expanding rapidly. Related jobs are no longer confined to the gym, but now include specialized, often high-paying jobs in corporate settings, hospitals, health and wellness centers, and insurance companies.
Can you picture yourself in any of these settings?