Average Salary for a Personal Trainer in Michigan - MI

Michigan Personal Trainer Salary

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates the average annual income of a personal trainer to be just over $34,000, which is the equivalent of about $16.50 an hour.  The low end of personal trainers are paid as little as $7.75 and hour and at the high end some are paid $30 an hour and above.  In larger cities some personal in-home trainers are even reported to make upwards of $100 an hour!  Personal trainers in Michigan on average make around $32,430 a year, according to BLS statistics.  However, job searches for personal trainers in the Michigan area on Indeed.com show the annual average salary to be closer to $50,000.  That being said, personal trainer salaries in the state vary greatly depending on location and responsibilities. 

Below are the current advertised annual salaries for the seven largest cities in the state, all with a population over 100,000. 

Ann Arbor, Michigan personal trainer salary – $44,000
Detroit, Michigan personal trainer salary – $52,000
Flint, Michigan personal trainer salary – $46,000
Grand Rapids, Michigan personal trainer salary – $44,000
Lansing, Michigan personal trainer salary – $49,000
Sterling Heights, Michigan personal trainer salary – $53,000
Warren, Michigan personal trainer salary – $53,000


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