Personal Training in Georgia

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Schools Offering Personal Training Programs in Georgia


Around 0.0% of Georgia's graduates graduate from personal training degree programs every year. That means an estimated 50 personal trainers graduate from Georgia's 8 personal training schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Georgia with a personal training program is Georgia College & State University, which is located in Milledgeville. In 2010, it was ranked 37th nationwide. In 2010, Georgia College & State University graduated 13 students from its personal training program. Students at Georgia College & State University paid $7,852 per year in tuition fees.

Valdosta State University, which is located in Valdosta, is the second-ranked school in Georgia that has a personal training program. It received a ranking of 41st in the country in 2010. In 2010, Valdosta State University graduated 12 students from its personal training program. Valdosta State University charged in-state students $5,406 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Georgia that has a personal training program is Armstrong Atlantic State University. Armstrong Atlantic State University, which was ranked 44th in the country in 2010, is located in Savannah. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University personal training program. Armstrong Atlantic State University charged in-state students $4,510 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Georgia personal training school, average tuition will be $7,181 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,355 per year to $14,653 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Georgia personal training schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. American Professional Institute - located in Macon, students are charged $14,653 per year
  2. Andrew College - located in Cuthbert, students are charged $12,138 per year
  3. Georgia College & State University - located in Milledgeville, students are charged $7,852 per year

The personal training schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Georgia were:

  1. West Georgia Technical College - located in Waco, students are charged $2,355 per year
  2. Armstrong Atlantic State University - located in Savannah, students are charged $4,510 per year
  3. North Georgia College & State University - located in Dahlonega, students are charged $5,194 per year

A personal training degree from a Georgia school... what next?

Most people who graduate from personal training school in Georgia go on to work as a personal trainer. If you decide to work as a personal trainer in Georgia, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 4,230 Georgia personal trainers as of 2010. The largest populations of Georgia personal trainers are working in the following counties:

  1. Barrow County - 2,970 personal trainers
  2. Burke County - 230 personal trainers
  3. Bryan County - 210 personal trainers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of personal trainers is expected to grow by 24% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,050 personal trainers working in the Georgia then.

Salary

On average, a personal trainer earns a salary of $38,310 per year in Georgia state. However, this number is only an average. personal trainers in Georgia had varying salaries from $15,460 to $68,720 per year in 2010. On average a personal trainer earns the most in the following Georgia counties:

  1. Barrow County - $42,250 per year
  2. Bryan County - $35,840 per year
  3. Clarke County - $34,010 per year

A personal trainer in the following counties in Georgia make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Appling County - $22,140 per year
  2. Houston County - $25,290 per year
  3. Bulloch County - $26,820 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in personal training in Georgia and to compare salaries with various related fields such as physical therapy assisting or physical therapy, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Personal Training in Georgia
  • Bachelor's Degree in Personal Training in Georgia
  • Master's Degree in Personal Training in Georgia
  • Certificate in Personal Training in Georgia

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,746 miles from location Georgia Southern University Statesboro GA 32.9448 72% 19,086
5,827 miles from location Valdosta State University Valdosta GA 59.0098 52% 12,391
5,707 miles from location Armstrong Atlantic State University Savannah GA 55.7086 61% 7,538
5,948 miles from location West Georgia Technical College Waco GA 14.9188 n/a 7,313
5,833 miles from location Georgia College & State University Milledgeville GA 63.1655 48% 6,633
5,882 miles from location North Georgia College & State University Dahlonega GA 27.7495 53% 5,652
5,856 miles from location American Professional Institute Macon GA 18.7363 n/a 1,299
5,919 miles from location Andrew College Cuthbert GA 14.991 41% 229
 

Curious what studying Personal Training gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors + 4,230 $38,310 9.3%
2
Athletic Trainers + 450 $42,960 36.4%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are personal training related jobs in Georgia