You can make a living as a personal trainer anywhere if you make yourself stand out. San Diego is a fitness city that is saturated with Fitness Professionals however it’s the unique professionals that make the BEST living. All trainers can teach how to exercise and/or lose weight. Make yourself unique by becoming an expert in a specific area. Specialize in a population and then continue to educate yourself about this population. Become the local “go to” trainer for this population. Learn to teach in a variety of ways…individual, small group, large group, lecture, motivational, write articles about your population etc. This will make you more marketable. Make yourself stand out and become the “expert”. Remember….all personal trainers can do the basics. What area of fitness are you passionate about? Excel at this and you’ll do more than make a living!