Director of Fitness
What Does A Director of Fitness Do?
The director of fitness at a resort manages and provides instruction to guests in the workout facilities. This includes the ordering of new equipment as well as providing personal training and teaching workout classes.
How Do I Become A Director of Fitness?
A four-year bachelor’s degree in exercise science or a related field is necessary to obtain this position. A master’s degree in a related field, which may take an additional two-three years to earn, would make an applicant more valuable.
What is the Average Salary For A Director of Fitness?
High – 62,000
Median – 41,000
Low – 28,000
What Courses Should I Take To Become A Director of Fitness?
- Science – As much as possible, including biology and psychology!
- Math – As much as possible!
- English – As much as possible!
- Physical Education
What Is The Work Environment For A Director of Fitness?
The director of fitness can work in any exercise facility. Jessica, the director featured in this video, works at the exercise facilities within a resort.
What Is The Future Outlook For A Director of Fitness?
The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada