Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) with Bodwork Therapy Skills Salary

In a profession for which the median take-home is approximately $37K, roughly a fourth of overall earnings for Licensed Massage Therapists with Bodwork Therapy skills arrives through commissions. Pay generally varies between $11.72 per hour and $46.37. The vast majority of Licensed Massage Therapists with Bodwork Therapy skills (82 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Most Licensed Massage Therapists with Bodwork Therapy skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to somewhere between a fifth and a fourth, and nearly one in seven earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$14,653 - $55,298
(Median)
$15K
$29K
$55K
MEDIAN: $29,087
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90%

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$11.72 - $46.37
(Median)
$12
$17
$46
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$14,653 - $55,298  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,021  
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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$22,643 - $91,823  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.72 - $46.37  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.20 - $10.00  
Overtime
$20.99  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,021  
   
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).
)
$22,643 - $91,823  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 128
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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.


For many Licensed Massage Therapists with Bodwork Therapy skills, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $35K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $40K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $60K in this role. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $62K on average.

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Experience Affects Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 66%

Experienced
up arrow 61%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
medical benefits
Vision: 10%
dental benefits
None: 77%
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