For Massage Therapists with Bodwork Therapy skills, hourly average wages total $19.14 per hour. While geography and years of experience impact pay for this group, the particular firm is the most influential factor. Female Massage Therapists with Bodwork Therapy skills far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to just under a fifth, and around an eighth earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$17,738 - $48,611
$18K
$30K
$49K
MEDIAN: $29,583
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$12.52 - $50.77
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$19
$51
MEDIAN: $19.14
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$17,738 - $48,611  
   
Bonus
$244.68 - $5,034  
Profit Sharing
$1,045  
Commission
$98.63 - $27,964  
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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$22,903 - $92,623  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 264
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.52 - $50.77  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.59 - $13.04  
Overtime
$10.89 - $45.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$244.68 - $5,034  
   
Commission
$98.63 - $27,964  
Profit Sharing
$1,045  
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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$22,903 - $92,623  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 800

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Massage Therapists with Bodwork Therapy skills fill the offices of leading firms Massage Envy, Massage Envy Franchising, Self-Employed, Massage Heights, and Hand and Stone. Although Self-Employed leads the field in pay with a median salary of $124K, employees there receive a wide spread of salaries, from $33K on the low end all the way up to $183K at the top.

Massage Envy Franchising employees cannot expect much in terms of compensation — the median salary amounts to only $35K, 255 percent less than the top paying company.

Pay by Experience Level for Massage Therapist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Massage Therapists with Bodwork Therapy skills with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $39K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $41K. Massage Therapists with Bodwork Therapy skills see a median salary of $47K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $54K.

Key Stats for Massage Therapist

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 173 votes.
045
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Massage Therapist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%


Mid-Career
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National Average
$41,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 173 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
dental benefits
None: 79%
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