The average rate for a Massage Therapist is AU$25.58 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Massage Therapy is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$24,455 - AU$61,727
AU$24K
AU$53K
AU$62K
MEDIAN: AU$52,666
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.97 - AU$49.32
AU$20
AU$26
AU$49
MEDIAN: AU$25.69
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$93K
Salary AU$24,455 - AU$61,727
Bonus AU$350
Commission AU$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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AU$39,221 - AU$93,937
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 141
Hourly Data AU$0AU$1K
Hourly Rate AU$19.97 - AU$49.32
Hourly Tips AU$0.64
Overtime AU$10.30 - AU$1,077
Annual Data AU$0AU$93K
Bonus AU$350
Commission AU$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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AU$39,221 - AU$93,937
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 353

Job Description for Massage Therapist

Massage therapists are responsible for a variety of muscle and soft tissue manipulation for their clients for pain relief, stress relief, and other health benefits. Many massage therapists have their own client-bases and, depending on their levels of expertise, may run significant businesses.

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Massage Therapist Tasks

  • 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.
  • Instruct clients about techniques for postural improvement and stretching, strengthening, relaxation and rehabilitative exercises.
  • 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.

Massage Therapist Job Listings

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 AU$53,000 based on 349 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 AU$55,000 based on 132 salaries. An experienced Massage Therapist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$55,000 based on 112 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 AU$63,000 based on 30 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$53,388

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

Key Stats for Massage Therapist

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Massage Therapist Salaries

▲18%

▲3%

▲2%

National Average
AU$53,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Massage Therapist Salaries



National Average
AU$53,000


▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 92%