Average Salary for a Personal Trainer in North Dakota - ND

Salaries for Personal Trainers in North Dakota

Experienced and certified trainers can offer services at private training studios, local fitness centers, homes and office settings. An experienced personal trainer with multiple certifications and a decent word-of-mouth client base can earn more than $45,000 annually in North Dakota.

Average salaries for major North Dakota cities, according to Indeed.com:

  • Fargo, North Dakota personal trainer salary: 46,000
  • Bismarck, North Dakota personal trainer salary: $49,000
  • Grand Forks, North Dakota personal trainer salary: $45,000
  • Minot, North Dakota personal trainer salary: $47,000

Entry-level wages in North Dakota start out at about $8 per hour plus commission. Federal labor data shows that personal trainers earn a median salary of about $26,000 nationally, with a low salary near $15,000 and a high near $58,000. Personal trainers interviewed for this article said that experienced colleagues in the Fargo and Bismarck areas earn $30 to $45 per hour. Most take home $15 to $23 per hour.

Military Options for Personal Trainers in ND

U.S. Air Force members stationed at Grand Forks Air Force Base and Minot Air Force Base can apply for financial aid to fund personal trainer certification courses and exams with help from their GI Bill.

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