The average wage for an Entry-Level Massage Therapist is $17.64 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are swedish, sports massage, Customer Relations, Deep Tissue Massage, and Massage.

$15,022 - $49,322
(Median)
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$29K
$49K
MEDIAN: $29,232
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$10.39 - $39.83
(Median)
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$40
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$15,022 - $49,322  
   
Bonus
$59.60 - $6,040  
Profit Sharing
$500  
Commission
$50.00 - $39,040  
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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$21,065 - $77,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 299
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.39 - $39.83  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.01 - $12.33  
Overtime
$10.25 - $39.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$59.60 - $6,040  
   
Commission
$50.00 - $39,040  
Profit Sharing
$500  
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).
)
$21,065 - $77,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 953
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Skills That Affect Massage Therapist Salaries

swedish
up arrow 55%

sports massage
up arrow 36%

Customer Relations
up arrow 19%

Deep Tissue Massage
up arrow 17%

Massage
up arrow 12%

Prenatal
up arrow 9%

Neuromuscular Therapy
up arrow 4%

Bodwork Therapy
up arrow 2%

Deep Tissue
up arrow 2%

Pain Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$38,000

Swedish Massage
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Trigger Point
up arrow 7%

reflexology
up arrow 11%

Hot Stone
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 121 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 21%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
medical benefits
Vision: 11%
dental benefits
None: 77%
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