Certified Massage Therapist (CMT) Salary

The average rate for a Certified Massage Therapist (CMT) is $19.97 per hour. Experience strongly influences income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$12,255 - $52,851
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$53K
MEDIAN: $30,339
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$10.11 - $63.28
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$12,255 - $52,851  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,148  
Total Pay (?
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$21,405 - $127,806  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.11 - $63.28  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.70 - $12.83  
Overtime
$0.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,148  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,405 - $127,806  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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Job Description for Certified Massage Therapist (CMT)

Certified massage therapists commonly work in spas and medical clinics and apply kneading techniques to the body to relax muscles, relieve pain, and help clients heal from injuries, if applicable. They may also do freelance work and travel from one home or location to another.

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Certified Massage Therapist (CMT) Tasks

  • Massage and knead the muscles and soft tissues of the human body to treat medical conditions, injuries or wellness maintenance.
  • Develop and propose client treatment plan.
  • Instruct clients about techniques for postural improvement and stretching, strengthening, relaxation and rehabilitative exercises.
  • Confer with clients about problems with stress, pain and their medical history to determine whether massage would be helpful.
  • Record prognosis, treatment, response and progress records.

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Experience Affects Certified Massage Therapist (CMT) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 86%

Mid-Career
up arrow 26%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
medical benefits
Vision: 10%
dental benefits
None: 79%
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