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Fitness Floor Staff Salary and Compensation Guide

Apr 11, 2011

Fitness floor staff positions are typically entry-level; responsibilities include monitoring equipment, supplies and people in the facility.

Among the facilities represented in the 2010 IDEA Fitness Industry Compensation Trends Report, 28% employ fitness floor staff. Most are employees (97%) who are paid by the hour (98%). They average 19.5 work hours per week, earning an average of $11.75 per hour. From 2006 to 2008, their hourly rate increased by just $0.25; from 2008 to 2010, there was a more significant increase of $1.50 per hour.

Benefits for this position have held more or less steady (41% in 2010, 43% in 2008), while availability of cash incentives (17% in 2010, 11% in 2008) and education funds (35% in 2010, 30% in 2008) has slightly increased.

Fitness Floor Staff Compensation Stats and Job Description

Fitness floor staff monitors equipment, supplies and people in the fitness center.

Employment Status
employee97%
independent contractor3
both0

Payment Methods
salary2%
per hour98
per class/session0
per participant0

Position Perks
benefits41%
cash incentives17
education fund35

Pay by Hour, Class or SessionHours per Week
(n = 59)
Hourly Rate
(n = 57)
mean19.5$11.75
median16$10
mode10$8
minimum4$7.25
maximum65$60

Pay by SalaryHours per Week
(n = 0)
Salary
(n = 0)
meann/an/a
mediann/a n/a
moden/an/a
minimumn/an/a
maximumn/an/a

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