Entry-Level Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) Salary

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

$14,597 - $50,335
$15K
$26K
$50K
MEDIAN: $25,681
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50%
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$12.45 - $32.80
$12
$18
$33
MEDIAN: $17.55
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$14,597 - $50,335  
   
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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$23,080 - $67,905  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.45 - $32.80  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.68 - $12.42  
Overtime
$18.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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).
)
$23,080 - $67,905  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 142

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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.

Key Stats for Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT)

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
19%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) Salaries

National Average
$39,000

Bodwork Therapy
▼3%

Deep Tissue
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental: 12%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 78%