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Entry-Level Massage Therapist Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Massage Therapist is $18.24 per hour.

$15,035 - $46,823
(Median)
$15K
$29K
$47K
MEDIAN: $29,121
10%
50%
90%

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$10.32 - $45.72
(Median)
$10
$18
$46
MEDIAN: $18.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$15,035 - $46,823  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,009  
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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$20,802 - $84,726  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 224
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.32 - $45.72  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.09 - $10.74  
Overtime
$0.00 - $50.77  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,009  
   
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).
)
$20,802 - $84,726  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 758

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Massage Therapist Salaries

Bodwork Therapy
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Neuromuscular Therapy
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National Average
$39,000

Deep Tissue
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Swedish Massage
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Trigger Point
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Prenatal
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Hot Stone
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 138 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 21% dental benefits Dental: 14%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 78%