Personal Trainer/​Fitness Instructor

Kaiwhakangungu Tinana/​Kaiwhakaako Whakapakari

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Personal trainers/fitness instructors help people improve their general fitness or train for special events through individual programmes or classes.


Fitness instructors usually earn

$16-$25 per hour

Personal trainers usually earn

$25-$35 per hour

Source: Exercise Association of NZ, 2018.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a personal trainer/fitness instructor are good due to increasing demand for their services.
Personal trainer Libby Searle helping a client lift a weight

Personal trainers work with clients to help them improve their fitness

Last updated 21 February 2018