Personal Training in Maine

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Schools Offering Personal Training Programs in Maine


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Maine graduates receive degrees in personal training. In other words, every year an estimated 38 personal trainers graduate from Maine's 3 personal training schools.

Top Schools

University of Southern Maine, which is located in Portland, is the top-ranked school in Maine that has a personal training program. It received a ranking of 45th in the country in 2010. 11 students graduated with a degree in personal training from University of Southern Maine in 2010. Students at University of Southern Maine paid $8,538 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Maine with a personal training program is University of New England, which is located in Biddeford. In 2010, it was ranked 75th nationwide. In 2010, University of New England graduated 16 students from its personal training program. The tuition rate at University of New England was $29,330 per year.

The third-ranked school in Maine with a personal training program is University of Maine at Presque Isle, which is located in Presque Isle. In 2010, it was ranked 82nd nationwide. 11 students graduated with degree in personal training from University of Maine at Presque Isle in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Maine at Presque Isle was $7,090 per year.

Cost

Personal training schools in Maine, charge students an average tuition of $14,986 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $29,330 per year, or as little as $7,090 per year. In 2010, the following Maine personal training schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of New England - located in Biddeford, students are charged $29,330 per year
  2. University of Southern Maine - located in Portland, students are charged $8,538 per year
  3. University of Maine at Presque Isle - located in Presque Isle, students are charged $7,090 per year

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

  1. University of Maine at Presque Isle - located in Presque Isle, students are charged $7,090 per year
  2. University of Southern Maine - located in Portland, students are charged $8,538 per year
  3. University of New England - located in Biddeford, students are charged $29,330 per year

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

A large number of Maine personal training graduates become personal trainers. 640 personal trainers were working in Maine in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Maine personal trainers:

  1. Cumberland County - 320 personal trainers
  2. Penobscot County - 80 personal trainers
  3. Aroostook County - 40 personal trainers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of personal trainers is expected to grow by 20% by 2018. There are projected to be 880 personal trainers working in the Maine then.

Salary

A personal trainer in Maine earns $30,970 per year on average. However, Maine personal trainers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,030 per year to more than $60,340 per year in 2010. The following counties in Maine have the highest average salaries for personal trainers:

  1. Cumberland County - $34,205 per year
  2. Penobscot County - $29,350 per year
  3. Aroostook County - $24,480 per year

The following counties in Maine have the lowest average salaries for personal trainers:

  1. Aroostook County - $24,480 per year
  2. Penobscot County - $29,350 per year
  3. Cumberland County - $34,205 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Maine 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 Maine

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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
5,247 miles from location University of Southern Maine Portland ME 54.9323 27% 9,655
5,249 miles from location University of New England Biddeford ME 25.4084 23% 4,493
5,195 miles from location University of Maine at Presque Isle Presque Isle ME 18.0837 n/a 1,436
 

Curious what studying Personal Training gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors + 640 $30,970 -38.5%
2
Athletic Trainers + 100 $47,840 66.7%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are personal training related jobs in Maine