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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

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  • Health & Fitness Trainer
  • A Los Angeles-based private college offering programs in medical sciences, legal studies, and graphic design since 1985.
  • Has weekend programs, including certified  veterinary technology, nurse assistant, and hemodialysis technician.
  • Showcases visual communication students’ artwork and design through campus magazine.
  • 3 campuses in Southern California.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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Anaheim
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  • Personal Fitness Trainer/Health and Wellness Professional Program
  • Offers training in various types of massage therapy, physical therapy/sports rehab, and personal fitness training & wellness.
  • Teaches in an environment that promotes learning and encourages empathetic and compassionate therapists.
  • Career service professionals work directly with students from the start of their program, and help them pursue employment in day spas, luxury hotels, cruise ships, and other locations.
  • Students can work in the SOCHI Massage Clinic to gain experience and build their career skills.
  • Financial aid representatives help students develop a personalized financial plan to finance their tuition.
Programs
  • MEd - Corporate Wellness
  • Sports Management - Doctor of Education
  • Sports Management - Master of Education
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Implements a one-to-one teaching model, partnering one student with one faculty member in each course.
  • 100% of faculty members hold doctoral degrees.
  • No physical residency requirements, allowing students to pursue their degree online.
  • Committed to innovation, diversity, excellence, and accountability since its founding in 1996.
  • Offers several programs in business, education, psychology, and more.
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  • B.S. in Sport Management
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Ranked among the Best Online MBA Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Online courses make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 18 months and a master’s degree in 14-24 months.
Programs
  • Fitness Specialist
  • Morning, afternoon, evening and weekend classes are available.
  • Offers lifetime career assistance services to graduates, including resume and cover letter assistance, employer networking, and one-on-one employment counseling.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET).
  • 8 campuses located across California, with 3 additional campuses in New Hampshire and Maine and online options.
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Riverside
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  • Sport-Exercise Psychology (MA)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
  • Features a competency-based MBA program that allows students to test out of subjects based on prior professional experience.
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  • B.S. in Sports Management
  • M.B.A. with an Emphasis in Sports Business
  • Ready to earn your business degree? If you identify with at least one of the statements below, GCU could be a good fit for you!
  • I have worked in the business field for a number of years and want to further my education in order to qualify for promotions, leadership positions, and salary increases.
  • I am graduating from high school and am interested in pursuing a career in a business field, but I first need the skills experience.
  • I am interested in a Bachelor's, Master's or Doctoral degree in my specialized business area of focus.
  • I want flexible course offerings, such as the option of 100% online, evening or campus classes.
  • I need a university that provides quality educational offerings through academic excellence and real-world relevance. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
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  • BA Sports and Recreation Management
  • BA Sports and Recreation Management - Marketing Specialization
  • BA Sports and Recreation Management - Information Systems Specialization
  • Become the leader you know you can be @ Ashford University
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  • Sports Marketing and Media, Bachelor of Science
  • Push Your Creativity To The Next Level.
  • Full Sail’s curriculum combines elements of creativity, art, business and life skills, technical prowess, and academic achievement.
  • Full Sail offers accelerated programs, so a degree that would normally take four years takes 24 months on average.
  • Students work with industry-standard tools and technologies, allowing them to gain practical knowledge and real-world experience.
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More California Fitness Trainers Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Santa Maria
Associate
13,176
Sacramento
Associate
33,821
Lancaster
Associate
13,312
Bakersfield
Associate
17,405
Barstow
Associate
2,906
La Mirada
Doctorate & First Professional
5,830
Oroville
Associate
12,228
Aptos
Associate
15,114
Riverside
Masters
3,775
San Luis Obispo
Masters
19,777
Pomona
Masters
21,477
Bakersfield
Masters
7,700
Chico
Masters
17,034
Carson
Masters
12,082
Hayward
Masters
13,124
Fresno
Doctorate
22,383
Fullerton
Doctorate
37,130
Long Beach
Doctorate
36,868
Los Angeles
Doctorate
21,051
Seaside
Masters
4,080
Northridge
Doctorate
35,446
Sacramento
Doctorate
28,829
San Bernardino
Doctorate
17,066
San Marcos
Masters
9,159
Turlock
Doctorate
8,836
Redwood City
Associate
5,764
Norwalk
Associate
22,273
Ridgecrest
Associate
4,577
Hayward
Associate
13,229
Rancho Cucamonga
Associate
18,736
Glendora
Associate
11,467
Fountain Valley
Associate
9,316
Kentfield
Associate
6,476
Santa Clarita
Associate
17,499
Palm Desert
Associate
8,597
Visalia
Associate
11,697
Weed
Associate
2,782
Sonora
Associate
2,734
Irvine
Masters
2,392
San Pablo
Associate
7,147
Sacramento
Associate
12,967
San Luis Obispo
Associate
10,920
El Cajon
Associate
9,358
Cypress
Associate
13,592
Cupertino
Associate
24,115
Pleasant Hill
Associate
19,768
Monterey Park
Associate
28,889
Torrance
Associate
24,895
Quincy
Associate
1,688
Los Altos Hills
Associate
18,132
Fresno
Masters
2,391
Fullerton
Associate
20,719
Gilroy
Associate
6,049
Glendale
Associate
16,827
Huntington Beach
Associate
13,354
El Cajon
Associate
17,359
Salinas
Associate
9,890
Arcata
Masters
7,773
Imperial
Associate
8,682
Irvine
Associate
9,805
South Lake Tahoe
Associate
2,576
Livermore
Associate
8,024
Susanville
Associate
1,829
Long Beach
Associate
25,536
Los Angeles
Associate
6,095
Valley Glen
Associate
17,264
Ukiah
Associate
4,347
Merced
Associate
10,890
Oceanside
Associate
10,682
Santa Clara
Associate
8,832
Modesto
Associate
18,546
Monterey
Associate
9,238
Moorpark
Associate
14,495
San Jacinto
Associate
14,197
Walnut
Associate
29,842
Belmont
Masters
1,491
Los Angeles
Masters
1,877
Fremont
Associate
11,083
Costa Mesa
Associate
24,424
Angwin
Masters
1,363
San Marcos
Associate
27,222
Malibu
Doctorate & First Professional
7,582
San Diego
Masters
3,480
Reedley
Associate
12,158
Whittier
Associate
21,041
Riverside
Associate
30,961
Sacramento
Associate
24,596
Mission Viejo
Associate
18,371
Moraga
Doctorate
3,801
El Cajon
Bachelor
489
San Diego
Associate
17,013
San Diego
Associate
21,437
San Diego
Associate
10,650
San Diego
Doctorate
35,695
San Francisco
Doctorate
30,125
Stockton
Associate
18,668
San Jose
Masters
31,906
Santa Ana
Associate
33,514
Santa Barbara
Associate
21,632
Santa Monica
Associate
28,958
Redding
Associate
9,102
Rocklin
Associate
18,859
San Bruno
Associate
8,359
Fairfield
Associate
11,163
Rohnert Park
Masters
8,770
Taft
Associate
9,328
San Francisco
Doctorate & First Professional
8,714
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional
33,408
Stockton
Doctorate
6,235
Costa Mesa
Masters
2,254
Coalinga
Associate
2,833
Lemoore
Associate
3,833
Culver City
Associate
9,975
Saratoga
Associate
11,210
Santa Barbara
Bachelor
1,337
Whittier
Masters & First Professional
1,985
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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 270 $34,720
Chico 260 $33,860
Fresno 420 $56,000
Hanford 60 $23,970
Corcoran 60 $23,970
Sacramento 1890 $46,850
Roseville 1890 $46,850
Arden 1890 $46,850
Arcade 1890 $46,850
Salinas 280 $58,030
Los Angeles 8990 $46,810
Long Beach 8990 $46,810
Anaheim 8990 $46,810
Madera 80 $40,930
Merced 80 $30,970
Modesto 300 $46,520
Napa 180 $56,040
Oxnard 940 $56,480
Thousand Oaks 940 $56,480
Ventura 940 $56,480
Redding 60 $28,000
Riverside 2410 $44,550
San Bernardino 2410 $44,550
Ontario 2410 $44,550
San Diego 3090 $40,840
Carlsbad 3090 $40,840
Santa Rosa 650 $58,050
San Francisco 5650 $49,030
Oakland 5650 $49,030
Hayward 5650 $49,030
Stockton 390 $38,720
Lodi 390 $38,720
San Jose 2340 $40,680
Sunnyvale 2340 $40,680
Santa Clara 2340 $40,680
Vallejo 270 $42,280
Fairfield 270 $42,280
Visalia 100 $33,690
Porterville 100 $33,690
San Luis Obispo 380 $43,140
Paso Robles 380 $43,140
Arroyo Grande 380 $43,140
Yuba City 140 $42,110
Santa Cruz 90 $59,300
Watsonville 90 $59,300
Santa Maria 670 $51,430
Santa Barbara 670 $51,430

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