Massage Therapist with Bodwork Therapy Skills Salary

Median pay for Massage Therapists with Bodwork Therapy skills is around $19.31 per hour. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is the company, followed by the particular city and years of experience. Women make up the vast majority of Massage Therapists with Bodwork Therapy skills (81 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Just under one-fifth report receiving medical coverage from their employers and one in eight collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$17,253 - $48,397
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$29K
$48K
MEDIAN: $29,397
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$12.35 - $51.24
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$17,253 - $48,397  
   
Bonus
$197.97 - $4,932  
Profit Sharing
$1,045  
Commission
$97.87 - $27,656  
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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$22,343 - $92,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 257
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$12.35 - $51.24  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.58 - $13.40  
Overtime
$10.89 - $45.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$197.97 - $4,932  
   
Commission
$97.87 - $27,656  
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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$22,343 - $92,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 793

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Known for taking on a considerable number of Massage Therapists with Bodwork Therapy skills, Massage Envy, Massage Envy Franchising, Self-Employed, Massage Heights, and Hand and Stone are leading firms in the industry. The biggest paychecks can be found at Self-Employed — the median salary there is $119K; however, employees are subject to a wide range in pay, with the lowest salaries sitting near $33K and highest ones in the neighborhood of $157K.

Massage Envy Franchising reports the lowest median salary in the area by far — it's only $36K, 236 percent lower than the top payer.

Pay by Experience Level for Massage Therapist

Pay by Experience for a Massage Therapist has a positive trend. An entry-level Massage Therapist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 602 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Massage Therapist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 328 salaries. An experienced Massage Therapist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 245 salaries. A Massage Therapist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 45 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,073

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

For those looking to make money, Massage Therapists with Bodwork Therapy skills in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 140 percent above the national average. Massage Therapists with Bodwork Therapy skills will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+58 percent), Seattle (+52 percent), Portland (+22 percent), and Los Angeles (+13 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Massage Therapists with Bodwork Therapy skills in Orlando earning a whopping 24 percent below the national average. Phoenix and Colorado Springs are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 17 percent lower and 15 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Massage Therapist

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 175 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Massage Therapist Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

▲15%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$41,000

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 175 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 12%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 80%