Total annual pay for Licensed Massage Therapists with Bodwork Therapy skills is approximately $39K, and commissions account for a significant portion of this final number — slightly less than a fourth on average. Career duration and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Licensed Massage Therapists with Bodwork Therapy skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to slightly less than one-fifth, and about one in ten earn dental coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Licensed Massage Therapists with Bodwork Therapy skills making up 72 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$14,379 - $45,000
$14K
$28K
$45K
MEDIAN: $27,964
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$12.08 - $48.94
$12
$19
$49
MEDIAN: $18.79
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$14,379 - $45,000  
   
Commission
$9,250  
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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$22,612 - $93,629  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $48.94  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.28 - $11.99  
Overtime
$21.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Commission
$9,250  
   
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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$22,612 - $93,629  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 86

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Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Licensed Massage Therapists with Bodwork Therapy skills with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $36K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $42K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $44K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $70K.

Key Stats for Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT)

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
050
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 78%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
dental benefits
None: 80%
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