personal training as a career

Most of our graduates are employed in gyms, health clubs, group fitness facilities, athletic training facilities, private studios, corporate wellness centers, boot camps, and/or contracted independently. Geographically, we have graduates working across the globe, from boston to LA to Rome. As an AAPT graduate, we want you to think of the world as your oyster, and it is our job to help you discover personal training opportunities wherever you land.

The demand for qualified, educated, and experienced fitness trainers continues to increase due to population growth and current trends in being mindful, fighting chronic disease, and improving overall health and wellness.

According to, for the occupation of fitness trainers, Massachusetts ranked among the top 3 states for:

  1. the highest concentration of jobs, and
  2. the top paying states

With the industry growth rate projected to be 10% bbetween 2016 and 2026, AAPT is here to prepare you for a rewarding and successful career in this thriving industry!

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Fitness Trainers and Instructor: