Entry-Level Massage Therapist Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Massage Therapist is $17.56 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are sports massage, swedish, Deep Tissue Massage, and Massage.

$14,890 - $51,843
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$30K
$52K
MEDIAN: $30,005
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$10.65 - $39.92
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MEDIAN: $17.97
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$0$79K
Salary $14,890 - $51,843
Bonus $98.26 - $4,560
Profit Sharing $500
Commission $22.30 - $25,760
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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$21,012 - $79,689
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 295
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $10.65 - $39.92
Hourly Tips $1.11 - $13.69
Overtime $10.23 - $35.48
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $98.26 - $4,560
Commission $22.30 - $25,760
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).
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$21,012 - $79,689
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 952

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Popular Employer Salaries for Massage Therapist

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,896

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Massage Therapist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Massage Therapist in Austin:
Keep a positive additude. Always be professional. Learn business management. And know you are in a great career.

Massage Therapist in Edmonton:
What you learned in school is your basic block...You will develope your own style gradually in the field that adapts more to you...Each therapist is different from the next, your style, concept, each person is individual...Always go slow, never fast & over-rushed, it is more comfortable & beneficial...

Massage Therapist in Miami Beach:
"How to really use massage on my friends to be a better thera."
In order to have your own business you need to know everything about the business and be very well prepared.

Massage Therapist in Yakima:
"It's a good job if you're single, Not if you have a family."
Take care of your body and take advantage of any type of free treatment available to you.

Key Stats for Massage Therapist

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 136 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Massage Therapist Salaries

sports massage
▲111%

swedish
▲52%

Deep Tissue Massage
▲28%

Massage
▲9%

Physical Therapy
▲7%

Prenatal
▲7%

Neuromuscular Therapy
▲2%


National Average
$39,000


Deep Tissue
▼3%

Swedish Massage
▼3%


Trigger Point
▼9%

reflexology
▼9%

Hot Stone
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 136 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 79%
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