California Fitness Training Schools and Career Information

Career Information for Fitness Trainers And Aerobics Instructors in California

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Fast Facts for Fitness Trainers in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Chico, Santa Cruz and San Luis Obispo
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Visalia, Bakersfield and Fresno
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: San Francisco, San Diego and Santa Ana

Salaries for Fitness Trainers in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Jose, San Francisco and Santa Cruz

Schools for Fitness Trainers in California are listed below.

Selected Fitness Trainers Schools in California

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Since 1996, Southern California Health Institute has been dedicated and committed to helping students achieve their dreams by providing an exceptional education that enables them to become skilled and successful manual therapists.

  • Programs: Personal Fitness Trainer/Health and Wellness Professional Program
  • Degrees: Certificate

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: MS in Sport Management - Tourism :Thesis, MS in Sport Management - Tourism : Non-Thesis
  • Degrees: Master

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  • Programs: MEd - Corporate Wellness, Sports Management - PhD in Education, Sports Management - Master of Education, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Doctorate
Intercoast Colleges
Carson, Riverside, West Covina

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  • Programs: Fitness Specialist
  • Degrees: Certificate

Concordia University, Nebraska offers accredited Master of Education and Master of Science degree programs online to help advance your career and become a transformative leader.

  • Programs: M.S. in Athletics Administration - Dual Concentration, M.S. in Athletics Administration - College Athletics Administration, M.S. in Athletics Administration - High School Athletics Administration
  • Degrees: Master
Argosy University
Los Angeles, Ontario, Orange, San Diego

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Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

  • Programs: Sport-Exercise Psychology (MA)
  • Degrees: Master
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More California Fitness Trainers Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Allan Hancock College Santa Maria Associate 13,176
American River College Sacramento Associate 33,821
Antelope Valley College Lancaster Associate 13,312
Bakersfield College Bakersfield Associate 17,405
Barstow Community College Barstow Associate 2,906
Biola University La Mirada Doctorate & First Professional 5,830
Butte College Oroville Associate 12,228
Cabrillo College Aptos Associate 15,114
California Baptist University Riverside Masters 3,775
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo Masters 19,777
California State Polytechnic University-Pomona Pomona Masters 21,477
California State University-Bakersfield Bakersfield Masters 7,700
California State University-Chico Chico Masters 17,034
California State University-Dominguez Hills Carson Masters 12,082
California State University-East Bay Hayward Masters 13,124
California State University-Fresno Fresno Doctorate 22,383
California State University-Fullerton Fullerton Doctorate 37,130
California State University-Long Beach Long Beach Doctorate 36,868
California State University-Los Angeles Los Angeles Doctorate 21,051
California State University-Monterey Bay Seaside Masters 4,080
California State University-Northridge Northridge Doctorate 35,446
California State University-Sacramento Sacramento Doctorate 28,829
California State University-San Bernardino San Bernardino Doctorate 17,066
California State University-San Marcos San Marcos Masters 9,159
California State University-Stanislaus Turlock Doctorate 8,836
Canada College Redwood City Associate 5,764
Cerritos College Norwalk Associate 22,273
Cerro Coso Community College Ridgecrest Associate 4,577
Chabot College Hayward Associate 13,229
Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga Associate 18,736
Citrus College Glendora Associate 11,467
Coastline Community College Fountain Valley Associate 9,316
College of Marin Kentfield Associate 6,476
College of the Canyons Santa Clarita Associate 17,499
College of the Desert Palm Desert Associate 8,597
College of the Sequoias Visalia Associate 11,697
College of the Siskiyous Weed Associate 2,782
Columbia College Sonora Sonora Associate 2,734
Concordia University Irvine Irvine Masters 2,392
Contra Costa College San Pablo Associate 7,147
Cosumnes River College Sacramento Associate 12,967
Cuesta College San Luis Obispo Associate 10,920
Cuyamaca College El Cajon Associate 9,358
Cypress College Cypress Associate 13,592
De Anza College Cupertino Associate 24,115
Diablo Valley College Pleasant Hill Associate 19,768
East Los Angeles College Monterey Park Associate 28,889
El Camino College Torrance Associate 24,895
Feather River College Quincy Associate 1,688
Foothill College Los Altos Hills Associate 18,132
Fresno Pacific University Fresno Masters 2,391
Fullerton College Fullerton Associate 20,719
Gavilan College Gilroy Associate 6,049
Glendale Community College Glendale Glendale Associate 16,827
Golden West College Huntington Beach Associate 13,354
Grossmont College El Cajon Associate 17,359
Hartnell College Salinas Associate 9,890
Humboldt State University Arcata Masters 7,773
Imperial Valley College Imperial Associate 8,682
Irvine Valley College Irvine Associate 9,805
Lake Tahoe Community College South Lake Tahoe Associate 2,576
Las Positas College Livermore Associate 8,024
Lassen Community College Susanville Associate 1,829
Long Beach City College Long Beach Associate 25,536
Los Angeles Southwest College Los Angeles Associate 6,095
Los Angeles Valley College Valley Glen Associate 17,264
Mendocino College Ukiah Associate 4,347
Merced College Merced Associate 10,890
MiraCosta College Oceanside Associate 10,682
Mission College Santa Clara Associate 8,832
Modesto Junior College Modesto Associate 18,546
Monterey Peninsula College Monterey Associate 9,238
Moorpark College Moorpark Associate 14,495
Mount Jacinto College San Jacinto Associate 14,197
Mt San Antonio College Walnut Associate 29,842
Notre Dame de Namur University Belmont Masters 1,491
Occidental College Los Angeles Masters 1,877
Ohlone College Fremont Associate 11,083
Orange Coast College Costa Mesa Associate 24,424
Pacific Union College Angwin Masters 1,363
Palomar College San Marcos Associate 27,222
Pepperdine University Malibu Doctorate & First Professional 7,582
Point Loma Nazarene University San Diego Masters 3,480
Reedley College Reedley Associate 12,158
Rio Hondo College Whittier Associate 21,041
Riverside Community College Riverside Associate 30,961
Sacramento City College Sacramento Associate 24,596
Saddleback College Mission Viejo Associate 18,371
Saint Marys College of California Moraga Doctorate 3,801
San Diego Christian College El Cajon Bachelor 489
San Diego City College San Diego Associate 17,013
San Diego Mesa College San Diego Associate 21,437
San Diego Miramar College San Diego Associate 10,650
San Diego State University San Diego Doctorate 35,695
San Francisco State University San Francisco Doctorate 30,125
San Joaquin Delta College Stockton Associate 18,668
San Jose State University San Jose Masters 31,906
Santa Ana College Santa Ana Associate 33,514
Santa Barbara City College Santa Barbara Associate 21,632
Santa Monica College Santa Monica Associate 28,958
Shasta College Redding Associate 9,102
Sierra College Rocklin Associate 18,859
Skyline College San Bruno Associate 8,359
Solano Community College Fairfield Associate 11,163
Sonoma State University Rohnert Park Masters 8,770
Taft College Taft Associate 9,328
University of San Francisco San Francisco Doctorate & First Professional 8,714
University of Southern California Los Angeles Doctorate & First Professional 33,408
University of the Pacific Stockton Doctorate 6,235
Vanguard University of Southern California Costa Mesa Masters 2,254
West Hills College-Coalinga Coalinga Associate 2,833
West Hills College-Lemoore Lemoore Associate 3,833
West Los Angeles College Culver City Associate 9,975
West Valley College Saratoga Associate 11,210
Westmont College Santa Barbara Bachelor 1,337
Whittier College Whittier Masters & First Professional 1,985
Yuba College Marysville Associate 9,904

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fitness Trainers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Fitness Trainers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Fitness Trainers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Bakersfield 200 $45090 0.39
Fresno 360 $55200 0.61
Hanford 80 $19240 1.21
Corcoran 80 $19240 1.21
Chico 170 $36590 1.36
Oxnard 640 $55670 1.26
Thousand Oaks 640 $55670 1.26
Ventura 640 $55670 1.26
Redding 30 $26850 0.34
Riverside 2080 $35000 0.92
San Bernardino 2080 $35000 0.92
Ontario 2080 $35000 0.92
Sacramento 1340 $48960 0.89
Roseville 1340 $48960 0.89
Arden 1340 $48960 0.89
Arcade 1340 $48960 0.89
Salinas 220 $62510 0.8
Los Angeles 8450 $47390 0.87
Long Beach 8450 $47390 0.87
Anaheim 8450 $47390 0.87
Merced 70 $23090 0.67
Modesto 240 $36540 0.83
Napa 160 $55410 1.34
San Diego 2570 $42280 1.1
Carlsbad 2570 $42280 1.1
Santa Cruz 130 $52900 0.82
Watsonville 130 $52900 0.82
Santa Maria 620 $51410 1.97
Santa Barbara 620 $51410 1.97
Santa Rosa 710 $64060 2.19
San Francisco 5150 $50510 1.37
Oakland 5150 $50510 1.37
Hayward 5150 $50510 1.37
Stockton 490 $47530 1.31
Lodi 490 $47530 1.31
San Jose 2370 $38260 1.36
Sunnyvale 2370 $38260 1.36
Santa Clara 2370 $38260 1.36
Vallejo 260 $53770 1.23
Fairfield 260 $53770 1.23
Visalia 0 $29070 0
Porterville 0 $29070 0
Yuba City 150 $39800 2.21
San Luis Obispo 410 $36260 2.16
Paso Robles 410 $36260 2.16
Arroyo Grande 410 $36260 2.16
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