Personal Training in Louisiana

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Schools Offering Personal Training Programs in Louisiana


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Louisiana students graduate with degrees in personal training. Thus, Louisiana's 5 personal training schools put out approximately 25 personal trainers each year.

Top Schools

Louisiana College, which was ranked 42nd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Louisiana that has a personal training program. It is located in Pineville. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Louisiana College's personal training program. The tuition rate at Louisiana College was $13,030 per year.

University of Louisiana at Lafayette, which is located in Lafayette, is the second-ranked school in Louisiana that has a personal training program. It received a ranking of 70th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Louisiana at Lafayette graduated 6 students from its personal training program. Tuition at University of Louisiana at Lafayette was $4,426 per year.

Southeastern Louisiana University, which is located in Hammond, is the third-ranked school in Louisiana that has a personal training program. It received a ranking of 73rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Southeastern Louisiana University graduated 5 students from its personal training programs. The tuition rate at Southeastern Louisiana University was $4,000 per year.

Cost

Personal training schools in Louisiana, charge students an average tuition of $5,947 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $13,030 per year, or as little as $3,987 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Louisiana personal training schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Louisiana College - located in Pineville, students are charged $13,030 per year
  2. University of Louisiana at Lafayette - located in Lafayette, students are charged $4,426 per year
  3. Nicholls State University - located in Thibodaux, students are charged $4,292 per year

The following Louisiana personal training schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. McNeese State University - located in Lake Charles, students are charged $3,987 per year
  2. Southeastern Louisiana University - located in Hammond, students are charged $4,000 per year
  3. Nicholls State University - located in Thibodaux, students are charged $4,292 per year

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

A large number of Louisiana personal training graduates become personal trainers. In 2010, there were 1,880 personal trainers working in Louisiana. The Louisiana counties with the largest populations of personal trainers are:

  1. Jefferson Davis County - 660 personal trainers
  2. Ascension County - 510 personal trainers
  3. Lafayette County - 150 personal trainers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of personal trainers in Louisiana will grow by 6%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,760 personal trainers working in Louisiana.

Salary

A personal trainer in Louisiana earns $27,180 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. personal trainers in Louisiana had varying salaries from $15,340 to $58,330 per year in 2010. The following counties in Louisiana have the highest average salaries for personal trainers:

  1. Lafayette County - $38,990 per year
  2. Tangipahoa County - $37,700 per year
  3. Calcasieu County - $29,470 per year

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

  1. Acadia County - $17,430 per year
  2. Bienville County - $19,610 per year
  3. Bossier County - $22,150 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in personal training in Louisiana 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.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Personal Training in Louisiana

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,345 miles from location University of Louisiana at Lafayette Lafayette LA 30.0932 51% 16,361
6,253 miles from location Southeastern Louisiana University Hammond LA 27.3418 83% 15,151
6,417 miles from location McNeese State University Lake Charles LA 25.7036 61% 8,638
6,345 miles from location Nicholls State University Thibodaux LA 24.6015 84% 7,169
6,368 miles from location Louisiana College Pineville LA 57.9717 46% 1,461
 

Curious what studying Personal Training gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors + 1,880 $27,180 32.4%
2
Athletic Trainers + 200 $31,210 53.8%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are personal training related jobs in Louisiana