The average Licensed Massage Therapist with Bodwork Therapy skills can expect to rake in roughly $18.50 per hour. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most Licensed Massage Therapists with Bodwork Therapy skills survey respondents are women (72 percent). Around one in five enjoy medical while around one in ten get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to less than 10 percent. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$14,424 - $49,022
(Median)
$14K
$32K
$49K
MEDIAN: $31,800
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90%

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$12.04 - $49.92
(Median)
$12
$18
$50
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$14,424 - $49,022  
   
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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$23,328 - $97,124  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.04 - $49.92  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.10 - $12.06  
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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$23,328 - $97,124  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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Licensed Massage Therapists with Bodwork Therapy skills who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $37K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $40K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Licensed Massage Therapists with Bodwork Therapy skills make a median salary of $46K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $84K.

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Experience Affects Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
medical benefits
Vision: 9%
dental benefits
None: 78%
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