You are your own Boss

You manage your own time and schedule. For couple a hours a day, weekend or throughout the week.

Private Chat Room

After a trial lesson, your client may talk with you until the chatroom ends. You may now provide recommendations to assist the client to make the right choice.

Earn Bonus

Your choice to earn as much bonus as you want. Follow the rules to be compensated.

Client Reviews

The client may write a testimonial about their experience with you and AquaSTAR Thus, providing excellent individual swim lessons is all you need to achieve a 5-star rating.

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AquaSTAR Earning Potential & Selection Overview:

We understand you desire a happy, memorable life, but everyone gets there differently. AquaSTAR offers several options to improve your financial future.

Pay Rate Method: Tier Advancement

All instructors will earn an percentage based on the tiers they are at. Very simple, very rewarding, highest pay rate in the market without our additional bonus program.


Advancement Requirement

Each instructor must meet 4 of 5 requirements to advance to the next payment level. Each of the four tiers will have its own requirements for instructors to advance. Tier determines earnings percentage and prospective earnings rate. Your profits depend on a client’s lesson purchase. New instructors must have eight years of experience before starting at the T3 level.

Pay Rate Method: Tier Advancement

Rank Aqua Apprentice Aqua Adept Aqua Master Aqua Legend
Tier Ranking T4 T3 T2 T1
Earning Percentage 55% 58% 62% 68%
Earning Rates $43 - $80 $52 - $86 $59 - $95 $71 - $102
Year of Experience 3 Years 5 - 7 Years 8 - 10 Years 12+ Years
Number of Lessons 500 Lessons 2500 Lessons 7500 Lessons 10,000 Lessons
Number of Clients 25 Clients 100 Clients 250 Clients 400 Clients
Number of Referrals 5 Referrals 25 Referrals 50 Referrals 100 Referrals
Number of Reviews 10 Reviews 50 Reviews 100 Reviews 250 Reviews
Rating from Clients 4 4.5+ 4.7+ 4.9+

Bonus and Rewards

Monthly Tier Bonus

Earn a starting commission up to 16% from your private swim lesson which accumulates within each month of teaching.

Package Bonus

Earn a bonus up to $125 on every plan you sell to your new client.

Annual Bonus

(total amount of lessons taught) x ( your earning pay rate average of the year) x up to 2%


  • Taught 700 lessons in a year
  • T4 – Average Pay $65/hr
  • Multiple by 2%


    ($65 x 700)2% = $910 Annual Bonus

Referral Bonus

Receive up to a $25 from personally referred private swim instructors.

Incentives & Promotions

Be rewarded with luxury prizes, and even extra cash through AquaSTAR’s generous incentive programs.

Additional Benefits

Plan Change

If you do decide to change your earning potential from one to another, the administrator fee is up to $50 

Distance Charge Coverage

Will cover your distance charge gas up to 100%

Recertification Coverage

Any re-certification you have taken and proven with a receipt and paper will be covered up to 80%

Instructor Equipment Coverage

AquaSTAR will cover up to $50 worth of equipment with a valid receipt. Second, an instructor must have sold a subscription to a customer for us to immediately return the complete amount he spent on his teaching equipment.

*As long as you are commission qualified and in compliance with your Independent Private Swim Instructor’s agreement. Please see official rules in your instructor’s portal.

The earnings portrayed in this literature are not necessarily representative of the income, if any, that a AquaSTAR Private Swim Instructor can or will earn through his or her participation in the AquaSTAR “Simple or Unlimited Pay Rate” plan. These examples should not be considered as guarantees or projections of your actual earnings or profits. Any representation of guarantee of earnings would be misleading. Success with AquaSTAR results only from successful sales efforts, which require hard work, diligence, and professionalism. Your success will depend on how effectively you exercise these qualities.

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