Entry-Level Massage Therapist Salary (United States)

The average wage for an Entry-Level Massage Therapist is $18.01 per hour.
Entry-Level Massage Therapist Total Pay (?
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$16,687 - $49,146
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $29,831
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Entry-Level Massage Therapist Total Pay (?
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$10.21 - $45.80
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$16,687 - $49,146  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,011  
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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$20,763 - $86,166  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 783
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $45.80  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.21 - $11.24  
Overtime
$0.00 - $51.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,011  
   
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).
)
$20,763 - $86,166  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 783
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Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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Dallas
up arrow 35%
Seattle
up arrow 33%
New York
up arrow 29%
Chicago
up arrow 12%
Miami
up arrow 7%
Las Vegas
up arrow 7%
Charlotte
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National Average
$39,000
Minneapolis
up arrow 15%
Denver
up arrow 15%
Houston
up arrow 17%
Atlanta
up arrow 18%
Orlando
up arrow 19%
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Massage Therapist Salaries

Bodwork Therapy
up arrow 7%
National Average
$39,000
Swedish Massage
up arrow 2%
Deep Tissue
up arrow 3%

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Gender

Female
82%
female alumni
 
Male
18%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 22% dental benefits Dental: 14%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 77%
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