Fitness coordinators rate their happiness above average.

At CareerExplorer, we conduct an ongoing survey with millions of people and ask them how satisfied they are with their careers. As it turns out, fitness coordinators rate their career happiness 3.5 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 33% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy fitness coordinators are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:

Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers

Career Satisfaction Avg Salary
Sports writer
3.6
$28k
Fitness trainer
3.6
$41k
Golf pro
3.5
$36k
Personal trainer
3.5
$35k
Physical education teacher
3.5
$72k
Fitness coordinator
3.5
$91k
Athletic trainer
3.3
$48k
Exercise physiologist
3.3
$48k
Physical therapist
3.3
$96k
Referee
3.2
$36k

So what does it mean to be happy in your career? Let’s break it down into different dimensions:

  • Salary: Are fitness coordinators happy with their salary?
  • Meaning: Do fitness coordinators find their jobs meaningful?
  • Personality fit: How well suited are people’s personalities to their everyday tasks as fitness coordinators?
  • Work environment: How enjoyable are fitness coordinator’s work environments?
  • Skills utilization: Are fitness coordinators making the best use of their abilities?

Are fitness coordinators happy with their salary?

Fitness coordinators rated their satisfaction with their salaries 2.6/5. Fitness coordinators tend to be quite unhappy with their salary, with very few reporting satisfaction with their pay.

We asked fitness coordinators how fairly compensated they are for their work.
Their response was:

2.6 out of 5 stars

260 fitness coordinators

5 Star
7%

7% of fitness coordinators rated their compensation 5 stars

4 Star
14%

14% of fitness coordinators rated their compensation 4 stars

3 Star
30%

30% of fitness coordinators rated their compensation 3 stars

2 Star
31%

31% of fitness coordinators rated their compensation 2 stars

1 Star
18%

18% of fitness coordinators rated their compensation 1 stars

Do fitness coordinators find their jobs meaningful?

On average, fitness coordinators rate the meaningfulness of their work a 3.4/5. Most tend to be satisified with the level of meaning they find in their careers.

We asked fitness coordinators how meaningful they found their work.
Their response was:

3.4 out of 5 stars

267 fitness coordinators

5 Star
21%

21% of fitness coordinators rated how meaningful they found their career 5 stars

4 Star
26%

26% of fitness coordinators rated how meaningful they found their career 4 stars

3 Star
30%

30% of fitness coordinators rated how meaningful they found their career 3 stars

2 Star
16%

16% of fitness coordinators rated how meaningful they found their career 2 stars

1 Star
7%

7% of fitness coordinators rated how meaningful they found their career 1 stars

How well are people’s personalities suited to everyday tasks as fitness coordinators?

Fitness coordinators rated their personality fit with their work an average of 4.2/5. The majority of fitness coordinators find their personalities quite well suited to their work, with relatively few having complaints about their fit.

We asked fitness coordinators how well their personalities fit into their careers.
Their response was:

4.2 out of 5 stars

288 fitness coordinators

5 Star
42%

42% of fitness coordinators rated their career fit 5 stars

4 Star
40%

40% of fitness coordinators rated their career fit 4 stars

3 Star
13%

13% of fitness coordinators rated their career fit 3 stars

2 Star
4%

4% of fitness coordinators rated their career fit 2 stars

1 Star
1%

1% of fitness coordinators rated their career fit 1 stars

How enjoyable is a fitness coordinator’s work environment?

As a whole, fitness coordinators rated their enjoyment of their work environment 3.9/5. A solid majority of fitness coordinators enjoy their work environment, probably contributing to overall higher satisfaction with working as a fitness coordinator.

We asked fitness coordinators how much they enjoyed their work environment.
Their response was:

3.9 out of 5 stars

289 fitness coordinators

5 Star
25%

25% of fitness coordinators rated their work environment 5 stars

4 Star
48%

48% of fitness coordinators rated their work environment 4 stars

3 Star
16%

16% of fitness coordinators rated their work environment 3 stars

2 Star
8%

8% of fitness coordinators rated their work environment 2 stars

1 Star
3%

3% of fitness coordinators rated their work environment 1 stars

Are fitness coordinators making the best use of their abilities?

Former fitness coordinators on CareerExplorer have rated their skills utilization 3.3/5. Most fitness coordinators are satisfied with how well their abilities are skills are made of use.

We asked fitness coordinators how well their abilities were used in their careers.
Their response was:

3.3 out of 5 stars

288 fitness coordinators

5 Star
20%

20% of fitness coordinators rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 5 stars

4 Star
25%

25% of fitness coordinators rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 4 stars

3 Star
28%

28% of fitness coordinators rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 3 stars

2 Star
18%

18% of fitness coordinators rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 2 stars

1 Star
8%

8% of fitness coordinators rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 1 stars