Entry-Level Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) is $17.55 per hour.

$14,623 - $50,684
$15K
$29K
$51K
MEDIAN: $28,904
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50%
90%

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$13.39 - $43.32
$13
$18
$43
MEDIAN: $18.34
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$0$77K
Salary $14,623 - $50,684
Bonus $550
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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$23,940 - $77,606
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 33
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $13.39 - $43.32
Hourly Tips $1.30 - $13.15
Overtime $18.77
Annual Data $0$77K
Bonus $550
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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$23,940 - $77,606
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 137

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Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) Advice

Q: 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.

Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) in Dayton:
"LMT in Ohio."
Do not underestimate your value especially if you have taken extra workshops, classes, DVD, etc education. Watch out for other massage therapist trying to take advantage of new graduates eagerness to take any type of work. Expect to have to build up a clientele. You will not start off making enough money to support yourself. It will take time to build up the clientele. Take business classes to help you manage the business part of the massage work if you plan own running your own massage business or contracting to a larger corporation.

Key Stats for Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT)

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) Salaries

National Average
$42,000

Bodwork Therapy
▼9%

Deep Tissue
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 21%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 78%
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