Potomac, MD (population: 42,836) has twenty-eight personal training schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. George Washington University, the highest ranked school in this group with a personal training program, has a total student population of 25,061. It is the 52nd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of District Of Columbia.
Personal Training students from Potomac 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.
Of the 28 personal training schools with a 100-mile radius of Potomac, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, American University comes out as the most expensive ($29,423/yr) for personal training students, with Cecil College as the lowest, reported at only $6,258/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Potomac|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||4.4 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||7.7 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||10.3 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||10.4 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||11.0 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||18.3 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||25.9 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||35.1 miles|