Personal Training in Arizona

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Schools Offering Personal Training Programs in Arizona

Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Arizona receive personal training degrees every year. That means an estimated 61 personal trainers graduate from Arizona's 6 personal training schools each year.

Top Schools

Northern Arizona University, which was ranked 33rd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a personal training program. It is located in Flagstaff. In 2010, 10 students graduated from Northern Arizona University's personal training program. The tuition rate at Northern Arizona University was $7,672 per year.

The second-ranked school in Arizona with a personal training program is Carrington College-Phoenix, which is located in Phoenix. In 2010, it was ranked 68th nationwide. In 2010, Carrington College-Phoenix graduated 19 students from its personal training program.

Grand Canyon University, which is located in Phoenix, is the third-ranked school in Arizona that has a personal training program. It received a ranking of 74th in the country in 2010. 7 students graduated with degree in personal training from Grand Canyon University in 2010. Grand Canyon University charged in-state students $16,500 in tuition fees per year.


Personal training schools in Arizona, charge students an average tuition of $5,538 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $16,500 per year, or as little as $1,520 per year. In 2010, the personal training schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Arizona were:

  1. Grand Canyon University - located in Phoenix, students are charged $16,500 per year
  2. Northern Arizona University - located in Flagstaff, students are charged $7,672 per year
  3. Arizona Western College - located in Yuma, students are charged $2,000 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Arizona personal training schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Eastern Arizona College - located in Thatcher, students are charged $1,520 per year
  2. Arizona Western College - located in Yuma, students are charged $2,000 per year
  3. Northern Arizona University - located in Flagstaff, students are charged $7,672 per year

A personal training degree from an Arizona school... what next?

Most people who graduate from personal training school in Arizona go on to work as a personal trainer. 4,600 personal trainers were working in Arizona in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Arizona personal trainers:

  1. Maricopa County - 3,460 personal trainers
  2. Pima County - 680 personal trainers
  3. Yavapai County - 140 personal trainers

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of personal trainers in the state of Arizona will grow to 7,390. This would require a 20% growth in the profession.


On average, a personal trainer earns a salary of $33,810 per year in Arizona state. But, salaries for personal trainers can vary. In 2010, personal trainers made as little as less than $15,620 per year or as much as more than $69,140 per year in Arizona. On average a personal trainer earns the most in the following Arizona counties:

  1. Pima County - $38,910 per year
  2. Coconino County - $36,470 per year
  3. Yavapai County - $34,980 per year

On average, personal trainers earns the least in the following Arizona counties:

  1. Yuma County - $20,880 per year
  2. Apache County - $22,350 per year
  3. Mohave County - $27,380 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Arizona statistics regarding a career in personal training and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as physical therapy assisting or physical therapy.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Personal Training in Arizona
  • Certificate in Personal Training in Arizona

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,444 miles from location Carrington College-Tucson Tucson AZ n/a n/a n/a
7,491 miles from location Grand Canyon University Phoenix AZ 26.2344 38% 34,205
7,439 miles from location Northern Arizona University Flagstaff AZ 67.3157 19% 23,597
7,642 miles from location Arizona Western College Yuma AZ 15.3094 n/a 7,984
7,366 miles from location Eastern Arizona College Thatcher AZ 16.7279 n/a 7,241
7,490 miles from location Carrington College-Phoenix Phoenix AZ 32.4784 100% 5,844

Curious what studying Personal Training gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arizona

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors + 4,600 $33,810 34.9%
Athletic Trainers + 240 $40,760 60.0%

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are personal training related jobs in Arizona