Towson, MD (population: 55,491) has one personal training school within its city limits. Towson University has a total student population of 21,177. It is the 141st highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Maryland (#1 is Johns Hopkins University).
Personal Training students from Towson 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. In fact, in the Baltimore-Towson area alone, there are 240 employed recreation and fitness studies teachers earning an average salary of $62,990. Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in this area earn $36,740/yr and there are 3,500 employed.
Towson lies in Baltimore county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Baltimore-Towson area has 1,259,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.783 out of every 1000 jobs in Towson are held by fitness trainers and aerobics instructors, and 0.194/1000 are held by recreation and fitness studies teachers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Towson University ends up costing a student $12,044/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Towson|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||8.7 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||14.4 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||32.7 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||34.1 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||35.8 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||36.6 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||38.8 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||39.0 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||46.4 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||46.5 miles|