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Schools Offering Personal Training Programs in Virginia
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Around 0.0% of Virginia's graduates graduate from personal training degree programs every year. That means an estimated 85 personal trainers graduate from Virginia's 14 personal training schools each year.
James Madison University, which is located in Harrisonburg, is the top-ranked school in Virginia that has a personal training program. It received a ranking of 20th in the country in 2010. In 2010, James Madison University graduated 14 students from its personal training program. Tuition at James Madison University was $7,860 per year.
Virginia Commonwealth University, which is located in Richmond, is the second-ranked school in Virginia that has a personal training program. It received a ranking of 32nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 2 students graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University personal training program. The tuition rate at Virginia Commonwealth University was $8,817 per year.
Roanoke College, which was ranked 32nd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Virginia that has a personal training program. It is located in Salem. In 2010, Roanoke College graduated 3 students from its personal training programs. Tuition at Roanoke College was $31,214 per year.
Tuition at Virginia's personal training schools ranges from $31,214 per year to $7,694 per year. But, the average tuition is $18,589 per year. In 2010, the personal training schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Virginia were:
- Roanoke College - located in Salem, students are charged $31,214 per year
- Lynchburg College - located in Lynchburg, students are charged $29,905 per year
- Shenandoah University - located in Winchester, students are charged $26,080 per year
The personal training schools in Virginia that charged the lowest tuition rates were:
- Radford University - located in Radford, students are charged $7,694 per year
- James Madison University - located in Harrisonburg, students are charged $7,860 per year
- George Mason University - located in Fairfax, students are charged $8,684 per year
A personal training degree from a Virginia school... what next?
A large number of Virginia personal training graduates become personal trainers. Virginia had 6,990 personal trainers in 2010. The largest populations of Virginia personal trainers are working in the following counties:
- Caroline County - 1,410 personal trainers
- Chesapeake County - 1,250 personal trainers
- Botetourt County - 290 personal trainers
The government projects that by 2018, the number of personal trainers in the state of Virginia will grow to 10,280. This would require a 35% growth in the profession.
A personal trainer in Virginia earns $35,600 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. personal trainers in Virginia had varying salaries from $15,290 to $63,130 per year in 2010. On average a personal trainer earns the most in the following Virginia counties:
- Giles County - $36,930 per year
- Albemarle County - $36,880 per year
- Caroline County - $34,850 per year
On average, personal trainers earns the least in the following Virginia counties:
- Buchanan County - $19,270 per year
- Amherst County - $22,820 per year
- Chesapeake County - $25,520 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional Virginia 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.
- Bachelor's Degree in Personal Training in Virginia
- Master's Degree in Personal Training in Virginia
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors||6,990||$35,600||11.3%|
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