Personal Training in Texas

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Schools Offering Personal Training Programs in Texas


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Texas graduates receive degrees in personal training. That means an estimated 213 personal trainers graduate from Texas' 26 personal training schools each year.

Top Schools

The University of Texas at Austin, which was ranked 11th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Texas that has a personal training program. It is located in Austin. In 2010, 4 students graduated from The University of Texas at Austin's personal training program. The tuition rate at The University of Texas at Austin was $9,418 per year.

The second-ranked school in Texas that has a personal training program is Texas Christian University. Texas Christian University, which was ranked 28th in the country in 2010, is located in Fort Worth. 6 students graduated with degree in personal training from Texas Christian University in 2010. The tuition rate at Texas Christian University was $30,090 per year.

The third-ranked school in Texas that has a personal training program is Texas State University-San Marcos. Texas State University-San Marcos, which was ranked 31st in the country in 2010, is located in San Marcos. 19 students graduated with degree in personal training from Texas State University-San Marcos in 2010. Students at Texas State University-San Marcos paid $6,458 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Texas personal training school, average tuition will be $12,405 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,000 per year to $30,090 per year. In 2010, the following Texas personal training schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Texas Christian University - located in Fort Worth, students are charged $30,090 per year
  2. Baylor University - located in Waco, students are charged $29,884 per year
  3. Houston Baptist University - located in Houston, students are charged $23,180 per year

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

  1. Tyler Junior College - located in Tyler, students are charged $2,000 per year
  2. The University of Texas of the Permian Basin - located in Odessa, students are charged $4,900 per year
  3. Texas Woman's University - located in Denton, students are charged $5,428 per year

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

Most people who graduate from personal training school in Texas go on to work as a personal trainer. If you decide to work as a personal trainer in Texas, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 13,560 Texas personal trainers as of 2010. The Texas counties with the largest populations of personal trainers are:

  1. Collin County - 3,190 personal trainers
  2. Austin County - 2,840 personal trainers
  3. Bastrop County - 2,360 personal trainers

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of personal trainers in the state of Texas will grow to 19,210. This would require a 32% growth in the profession.

Salary

A personal trainer in Texas makes an average of $36,770 per year. However, this number is only an average. personal trainers in Texas had varying salaries from $15,360 to $68,690 per year in 2010. The counties in Texas with the highest average salary for a personal trainer are:

  1. Collin County - $44,900 per year
  2. Austin County - $41,920 per year
  3. Bastrop County - $37,750 per year

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

  1. Andrews County - $18,080 per year
  2. Webb County - $19,920 per year
  3. Cooke County - $20,200 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Texas statistics regarding a career in personal training. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as physical therapy assisting or physical therapy.

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

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,687 miles from location The University of Texas at Austin Austin TX 88.8663 51% 50,995
6,700 miles from location Texas State University-San Marcos San Marcos TX 68.5508 40% 30,803
6,639 miles from location The University of Texas at Arlington Arlington TX 27.8116 55% 28,085
6,644 miles from location Baylor University Waco TX 38.572 20% 14,614
6,637 miles from location Texas Woman's University Denton TX 59.8874 39% 13,338
6,499 miles from location Stephen F Austin State University Nacogdoches TX 57.9428 37% 12,845
6,533 miles from location Tyler Junior College Tyler TX 13.9338 n/a 11,045
6,673 miles from location Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi TX 20.8888 n/a 9,468
6,567 miles from location Texas A & M University-Commerce Commerce TX 26.7013 46% 9,021
6,653 miles from location Texas Christian University Fort Worth TX 72.2184 26% 8,853
6,899 miles from location West Texas A & M University Canyon TX 25.1897 47% 7,634
6,734 miles from location University of the Incarnate Word San Antonio TX 54.816 32% 6,756
6,841 miles from location Angelo State University San Angelo TX 22.3683 52% 6,387
6,713 miles from location Midwestern State University Wichita Falls TX 54.2603 37% 6,341
6,947 miles from location The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Odessa TX 22.914 52% 3,546
6,648 miles from location Texas Wesleyan University Fort Worth TX 50.675 56% 3,333
6,909 miles from location Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock TX 3.63473 n/a 3,250
6,556 miles from location Houston Baptist University Houston TX 57.0185 16% 2,710
6,667 miles from location University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Belton TX 25.2697 24% 2,689
6,792 miles from location Hardin-Simmons University Abilene TX 60.7698 65% 2,305
6,646 miles from location ATI Career Training Center-North Richland Hills North Richland Hills TX 26.4697 91% 2,225
6,793 miles from location McMurry University Abilene TX 20.6126 36% 1,509
6,705 miles from location Texas Lutheran University Seguin TX 56.0302 49% 1,387
6,753 miles from location Howard Payne University Brownwood TX 22.4355 41% 1,232
6,480 miles from location East Texas Baptist University Marshall TX 22.584 51% 1,179
6,535 miles from location The Academy of Health Care Professions Houston TX 37.5341 100% 392
 

Curious what studying Personal Training gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors + 13,560 $36,770 46.9%
2
Athletic Trainers + 1,560 $50,460 0.0%
 

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