Details Report for:
11-9039.02 - Fitness and Wellness Coordinators
Manage or coordinate fitness and wellness programs and services. Manage and train staff of wellness specialists, health educators, or fitness instructors.
This title represents an occupation for which data collection is currently underway.
- Conduct needs assessments or surveys to determine interest in, or satisfaction with, wellness and fitness programs, events, or services.
- Conduct or facilitate training sessions or seminars for wellness and fitness staff.
- Demonstrate proper operation of fitness equipment, such as resistance machines, cardio machines, free weights, or fitness assessment devices.
- Develop fitness or wellness classes, such as yoga, aerobics, strength training, or aquatics, ensuring a diversity of class offerings.
- Develop marketing campaigns to promote a healthy lifestyle or participation in fitness or wellness programs.
- Develop or coordinate fitness and wellness programs or services.
- Interpret insurance data or Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) data to develop programs that address specific needs of target populations.
- Maintain or arrange for maintenance of fitness equipment or facilities.
- Maintain wellness- and fitness-related schedules, records, or reports.
- Manage or oversee fitness or recreation facilities, ensuring safe and clean facilities and equipment.
- Organize and oversee events such as organized runs or walks.
- Organize and oversee fitness or wellness programs, such as information presentations, blood drives, or training in first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
- Organize and oversee health screenings or other preventive measures, such as mammography, blood pressure, or cholesterol screenings or flu vaccinations.
- Prepare or implement budgets and strategic, operational, purchasing, or maintenance plans.
- Provide individual support or counseling in general wellness or nutrition.
- Recommend or approve new program or service offerings to promote wellness and fitness, produce revenues, or minimize costs.
- Respond to customer, public, or media requests for information about wellness programs or services.
- Select or supervise contractors, such as event hosts or health, fitness, and wellness practitioners.
- Supervise fitness or wellness specialists, such as fitness instructors, nutritionists, or health educators.
- Teach fitness classes to improve strength, flexibility, cardiovascular conditioning, or general fitness of participants.
- Track attendance, participation, or performance data related to wellness events.
- Track cost-containment strategies and programs to evaluate effectiveness.
- Use computer skills and software to manage Web sites or databases, publish newsletters, or provide webinars.
Tools used in this occupation:
|Automated external defibrillators AED or hard paddles — Automated external defibrillators AED|
|Electronic blood pressure units — Automatic blood pressure cuffs|
|Emergency medical services first aid kits — Emergency medical aid kits|
|Lower body resistance machines — Lower body weight machines|
|Mercury blood pressure units — Manual blood pressure cuffs|
|Notebook computers — Laptop computers|
|Stationary bicycles — Stationary exercise bicycles|
|Tape measures — Measuring tapes|
|Teleconference equipment — Teleconferencing equipment|
|Treadmills — Exercise treadmills|
Technology used in this occupation:
|Calendar and scheduling software — Work scheduling software|
|Data base user interface and query software — Data entry software; MicroFit HealthWizard|
|Desktop publishing software — Microsoft Publisher|
|Document management software — Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat|
|Electronic mail software — Email software|
|Internet browser software — Web browser software|
|Presentation software — Microsoft PowerPoint|
|Spreadsheet software — Microsoft Excel|
|Time accounting software — Payroll software|
|Word processing software — Microsoft Word|
|95||Enterprising — Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.|
|61||Social — Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.|
|45||Realistic — Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.|
|39||Conventional — Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.|
|28||Investigative — Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.|
|22||Artistic — Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.|
|83||Independence — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.|
|83||Relationships — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Co-workers, Moral Values and Social Service.|
|78||Achievement — Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement.|
|72||Recognition — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. Corresponding needs are Advancement, Authority, Recognition and Social Status.|
|64||Working Conditions — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.|
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Wages & Employment Trends
Median wages data collected from Education Administrators, All Other.
Employment data collected from Education Administrators, All Other.
Industry data collected from Education Administrators, All Other.
|Median wages (2012)||$36.95 hourly, $76,860 annual|
|Employment (2012)||34,000 employees|
|Projected growth (2012-2022)||Average (8% to 14%)|
|Projected job openings (2012-2022)||12,200|
|Top industries (2012)||
Educational Services (57% employed in this sector)
State & National
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2012 wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections . "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.