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$31,720

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Services Industry

13%

Industry Job Growth

What this job is about

Personal trainers need to be flexible in more ways than one. You'll definitely be on your feet most of the day, demonstrating exercises and helping clients nail their goals. But personal trainers also need flexible schedules, since fitness never sleeps – at least, not until it's rest day. Best for those with strong people skills and serious dedication to health and wellness, personal trainers work in gyms and private facilities to create workout schedules, exercise one-on-one with clients and take before and after pictures for their scrapbooks.

Work Styles

What it Takes

Instructing

Teaching others how to do something.

Active Listening

Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Service Orientation

Actively looking for ways to help people.

Social Perceptiveness

Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Learning Strategies

Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

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