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Fitness and Wellness Coordinators
District Of Columbia

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Manage or coordinate fitness and wellness programs and services. Manage and train staff of wellness specialists, health educators, or fitness instructors.

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Currently Employed: 820

Projected Annual Job Openings: 20

Typical Hourly Wage: $31.22 - $57.84

Typical Annual Salary: $64,900 - $120,300

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Typical education needed for entry: Bachelor's degree

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: Less than 5 years

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: None

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typical job duties

  • Manage or oversee fitness or recreation facilities, ensuring safe and clean facilities and equipment.
  • Provide individual support or counseling in general wellness or nutrition.
  • Supervise fitness or wellness specialists, such as fitness instructors, nutritionists, or health educators.
  • Conduct needs assessments or surveys to determine interest in, or satisfaction with, wellness and fitness programs, events, or services.
  • Develop or coordinate fitness and wellness programs or services.
  • Prepare or implement budgets and strategic, operational, purchasing, or maintenance plans.
  • Track cost-containment strategies and programs to evaluate effectiveness.
  • Maintain wellness- and fitness-related schedules, records, or reports.
  • Select or supervise contractors, such as event hosts or health, fitness, and wellness practitioners.
  • Develop fitness or wellness classes, such as yoga, aerobics, strength training, or aquatics, ensuring a diversity of class offerings.

tools & technology

  • Automated external defibrillators AED or hard paddles
  • Bodyweight measuring scales
  • Electronic blood pressure units
  • Emergency medical services first aid kits
  • Tape measures

  • Calendar and scheduling software
  • Data base user interface and query software
  • Presentation software
  • Time accounting software
  • Word processing software

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