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Average Salary for a Personal Trainer in Arkansas - AR

The average Arkansas personal trainer salary is about $50,000. Below are average salaries for personal trainers in Arkansas’ largest cities, ranked by city population. Information is from Indeed.com.

Average Arkansas personal trainer salary: $50,000

Little Rock $43,000
Fort Smith $46,000
Fayetteville $43,000
North Little Rock $43,000
Jonesboro: $50,000

True, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee lost 105 lbs. after a scare from chest pains and a diabetes diagnosis. But that’s just one example. Arkansas has a long way to go. Almost 29 percent of Arkansans are obese today. Hospital charges in 1999 due to obesity’s impact were more than $125 million. Obesity remains a national and state epidemic.

Fried food is a staple in Southern cooking, which might explain why most of the top obese states are Southern. But it doesn’t have to be that way. By working with people on a one-on-one basis, personal trainers can help stem the dangerous tide that threatens the health of Arkansans and restore the public health.


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