Average Salary for a Personal Trainer in Missouri - MO

Personal Trainer Salaries in Missouri

The average salary for personal training nationwide is $58,000, just 7% higher than the average for those in Missouri. The statewide average is $54,000

According to indeed.com, salaries for personal trainers in the major cities of Missouri are as follows:

Columbia, Missouri personal trainer salary - $52,000
Independence, Missouri personal trainer salary - $45,000
Kansas City, Missouri personal trainer salary - $45,000
Lee's Summit, Missouri personal trainer salary - $45,000
O'Fallon, Missouri personal trainer salary - $60,000
Springfield, Missouri personal trainer salary - $49,000
St. Charles, Missouri personal trainer salary - $55,000
St. Joseph, Missouri personal trainer salary - $46,000
St. Louis, Missouri personal trainer salary - $55,000

Continuing Education Requirements/Licensure Renewal for Personal Trainers in Missour

There are 8 different types of personal training certifications whose tests range in cost from $44 to about $400 and need to be completed either every two, three or four years. Recertification costs can be as high as $800 and involve retaking a written exam an, for some certifications, practical work as well.


With nearly 52,000 military in the state of Missouri including 34,000 National Guard and Reserve members, there is a tremendous opportunity for military men and women both to use personal trainers to maintain their level of fitness and to become trainers themselves.

The AFAA supports the military by extending a 25% discount to workshops and certification programs to active military, veterans, and their family as long as coursework is completed on a military base. Call Lisa J. Hamlin, Director of International/Military Relationships for more complete details. (805) 988-5845.

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