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Personal Training in Oregon

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Schools Offering Personal Training Programs in Oregon

Each year, roughly 0.0% of Oregon students graduate with degrees in personal training. That means an estimated 13 personal trainers graduate from Oregon's 4 personal training schools each year.

Top Schools

Linfield College, which is located in Mcminnville, is the top-ranked school in Oregon that has a personal training program. It received a ranking of 34th in the country in 2010. 5 students graduated with a degree in personal training from Linfield College in 2010. Students at Linfield College paid $30,604 per year in tuition fees.

George Fox University, which was ranked 69th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Oregon that has a personal training program. It is located in Newberg. 6 students graduated with degree in personal training from George Fox University in 2010. George Fox University charged in-state students $27,970 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Oregon that has a personal training program is Treasure Valley Community College. Treasure Valley Community College, which was ranked 88th in the country in 2010, is located in Ontario. In 2010, 2 students graduated from Treasure Valley Community College personal training program. Tuition at Treasure Valley Community College was $4,095 per year.


Tuition at Oregon's personal training schools ranges from $30,604 per year to $4,095 per year. But, the average tuition is $16,789 per year. In 2010, the personal training schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Oregon were:

  1. Linfield College - located in Mcminnville, students are charged $30,604 per year
  2. George Fox University - located in Newberg, students are charged $27,970 per year
  3. Southwestern Oregon Community College - located in Coos Bay, students are charged $4,485 per year

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

  1. Treasure Valley Community College - located in Ontario, students are charged $4,095 per year
  2. Southwestern Oregon Community College - located in Coos Bay, students are charged $4,485 per year
  3. George Fox University - located in Newberg, students are charged $27,970 per year

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

Most people who graduate from personal training school in Oregon go on to work as a personal trainer. 2,940 personal trainers were working in Oregon in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Oregon personal trainers:

  1. Clackamas County - 1,700 personal trainers
  2. Lane County - 500 personal trainers
  3. Deschutes County - 300 personal trainers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of personal trainers in Oregon will grow by 12%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 3,800 personal trainers working in Oregon.


On average, personal trainers earn $36,180 per year. But, salaries for personal trainers can vary. In 2010, personal trainers made as little as less than $18,230 per year or as much as more than $165,560 per year in Oregon. The counties in Oregon with the highest average salary for a personal trainer are:

  1. Benton County - $61,670 per year
  2. Clackamas County - $41,600 per year
  3. Deschutes County - $38,490 per year

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

  1. Douglas County - $26,270 per year
  2. Baker County - $27,590 per year
  3. Jackson County - $28,070 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Oregon 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.

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  • Associate's Degree in Personal Training in Oregon
  • Bachelor's Degree in Personal Training in Oregon

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 2,940 $36,180 34.9%
Athletic Trainers 90 $48,480 -18.2%

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