Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has two personal training schools within its city limits. University of Indianapolis, the highest ranked school in the city with a personal training program, has a total student population of 5,055. It is the 460th highest ranked school in the USA and the 18th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Personal Training students from Indianapolis schools who go on to become personal trainers, personal skills trainers, trainers, PT trainers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 228,170 people working as fitness trainers and aerobics instructors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $35,340. Also, Recreation and fitness studies teachers make on average $60,580 per year and there are about 16,850 of them employed in the US today.
Indianapolis lies in Marion county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Indianapolis-Carmel area has 870,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $20.15/hr average worker wage, and a $41,900 average annual salary.
Of the 2 personal training schools in Indianapolis, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Indianapolis comes out as the most expensive ($17,617/yr) for personal training students, with Marian College as the lowest, reported at only $15,771/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Indianapolis|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||60.0 miles|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||68.9 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||86.8 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||98.5 miles|