Whether you’re a personal trainer who’s keen to learn more about your profession (and potentially benchmark yourself against others), or whether you’re thinking of getting into personal training and want to know if it’s the right industry for you, we’ve put together an infographic containing all of the key stats you need to know.
Check them out below.
Here are the stats in full:
- There are 22,032 personal trainers in the UK.
- A personal trainer in the UK is 39 years and 10 months old, on average.
- The average salary of a personal trainer in the UK is £29,603 a year.
- It’s estimated that 35% of personal trainers in the UK are women.
- The entry-level salary for a personal trainer in the UK is £21,804 a year.
- Personal trainers in the UK with 8 years of experience or more can expect to earn at least £36,109 a year on average.
- Only 35% of personal trainers in the UK have specialist sports insurance.
- The personal trainer market is worth £626.5m – up from £583.8m in 2011.
- 72% of personal trainers gain referrals through word of mouth.
- Nearly three-quarters (72%) of personal trainers feel they have an adequate work-life balance.
- The personal trainer industry is estimated to grow 15% between 2019 to 2029, adding 57,600 more trainers in a decade.