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Registered Massage Therapist Salary

The average wage for a Registered Massage Therapist is $20.95 per hour.
$10,948 - $50,507
(Median)
11K
35K
40K
51K
MEDIAN: $35,374
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$9.79 - $50.34
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$10,948 - $50,507  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$19,173 - $65,900  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$9.79 - $50.34  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.54 - $5.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,000  
   
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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$19,173 - $65,900  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Job Description for Registered Massage Therapist

A registered massage therapist provides massage services to both healthy and ill clients in a variety of settings. The registered massage therapist must obtain and review a client’s medical history to ensure massage therapy is an appropriate therapeutic technique for the individual. These therapists assess clients' current muscle conditions and discuss the potential for improvement with massage techniques. Massaging muscles provides courses of treatment for medical conditions, injuries, or body wellness maintenance. Massage therapists try to improve or avoid injured areas as appropriate.

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Registered Massage Therapist Tasks

  • Massage and knead the muscles and soft tissues of the human body to treat medical conditions, injuries or wellness maintenance.
  • Develop and propose client treatment plan.
  • Instruct clients about techniques for postural improvement and stretching, strengthening, relaxation and rehabilitative exercises.
  • Confer with clients about problems with stress, pain and their medical history to determine whether massage would be helpful.
  • Record prognosis, treatment, response and progress records.

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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 23% dental benefits Dental: 9%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 77%