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Entry-Level Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) is $16.32 per hour.

$13,914 - $49,841
(Median)
$14K
$29K
$50K
MEDIAN: $29,284
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50%
90%

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$10.58 - $43.79
(Median)
$11
$16
$44
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$13,914 - $49,841  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,462  
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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$21,052 - $76,095  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 104
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.58 - $43.79  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.19 - $10.33  
Overtime
$0.00 - $31.09  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,462  
   
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).
)
$21,052 - $76,095  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 426

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Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) in Atlanta:
I wish I knew not to do so much deep tissue starting out, so I could have saved my hands much pain later...Get a regular massage weekly or you will run yourself down quickly.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 23% dental benefits Dental: 16%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 75%
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