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Fitness Floor Staff Salary and Compensation Guide

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
employee 97%
independent contractor 3
both 0
Payment Methods
salary 2%
per hour 98
per class/session 0
per participant 0
Position Perks
benefits 41%
cash incentives 17
education fund 35
Pay by Hour, Class or Session Hours per Week
(n = 59)
Hourly Rate
(n = 57)
mean 19.5 $11.75
median 16 $10
mode 10 $8
minimum 4 $7.25
maximum 65 $60
Pay by Salary Hours per Week
(n = 0)
(n = 0)
mean n/a n/a
median n/a n/a
mode n/a n/a
minimum n/a n/a
maximum n/a n/a


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