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Gym Manager Courses

A Gym Manager looks after a range of activities at a gym facility. You’ll ensure the facility meets correct standards and all equipment is properly maintained. Gym Managers deal with staffing issues including hiring, rostering and training. You might advertise and promote the gym and encourage new members to join. You’ll also handle any issues that arise such as customer difficulties or safety incidents.

Gym Managers should be excellent at multitasking and able to manage their time well. It’s important that you are organised and can delegate tasks when required. Gym Managers should be strong leaders and able to motivate their team. You’ll need to be able to communicate well with customers, staff and other stakeholders.

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Popular Gym Manager Courses

There is one course available for people who want to become a Gym Manager.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Gym Manager earn?

In Australia, a full time Gym Manager generally earns $1,350 per week ($70,200 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Gym Manager?

This industry has seen strong employment growth in recent years. There are currently 4,200 people employed as a Gym Manager in Australia compared to 3,600 five years ago. Gym Managers may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Labour Market Insights

How do I become a Gym Manager?

A Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management is an ideal qualification if you’re planning a career as a Gym Manager. You’ll cover a range of topics relevant to this role, including managing staff, risk management, organising on-site events, coordinating facility management and obtaining sponsorship.

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