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Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors :

Instruct or coach groups or individuals in exercise activities. Demonstrate techniques and form, observe participants, and explain to them corrective measures necessary to improve their skills.


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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $32,560.00
Average Time to Fill 59 days
Typical Education Certificate / Credential
Typical Experience Over 6 months, up to and including 1 year
10 Year Projected Openings (2014-2024) 1,175
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2014-2024) 9.66 %

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Skills Profile


Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Oral Communication
Professionalism
Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Decision-making
Leadership
Resource Allocation
Organization
Work Ethic
Integrity
Customer Service
Information Gathering
Teamwork
Conflict Management
Problem-solving

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Training and Teaching Others

Teach food or nutrition principles
Instruct participants in recreational or fitness activities
Advise athletes, coaches, or trainers on exercise regimens, nutrition, or equipment use
Organize training procedure manuals
Develop instructional materials
Develop training programs
Develop educational and instructional programs
Teach training techniques
Demonstrate physical activities
Teach work-related or interest-based courses
Teach sports rules or techniques
Teach health or hygiene practices
Monitor student progress
Train others in the use of sports or gaming related equipment


Real-Time Job Posting Statistics


Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
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