AU$53,493
Avg. Salary
AU$25.77
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$1,500

Bonus

AU$1,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Massage Therapist is AU$25.77 per hour.

The average pay for a Massage Therapist is AU$53,493 per year.

10%
AU$19.95
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AU$25.77
50%
AU$48.39
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MEDIAN AU$25.77
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AU$28k
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AU$53k
50%
AU$65k
90%
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MEDIAN AU$53,493
AU$28,155 - AU$65,486
AU$28K
AU$53K
AU$65K
MEDIAN: AU$53,493
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90%
AU$19.95 - AU$48.39
AU$20
AU$26
AU$48
MEDIAN: AU$25.77
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$93K
Salary AU$28,155 - AU$65,486
Bonus AU$10.21 - AU$46,978
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$39,866 - AU$93,636
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 141
Hourly Data AU$0AU$65
Hourly Rate AU$19.95 - AU$48.39
Hourly Tips AU$0.06
Overtime AU$35.61
Annual Data AU$0AU$93K
Bonus AU$10.21 - AU$46,978
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$39,866 - AU$93,636
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 317

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 Pay By Employer

$0$211K

Massage Envy
220 profiles
$36,502

$34,896

Self-Employed
27 profiles
$124,108

Massage Heights
19 profiles
$37,734

Massage Elements
16 profiles
$37,896

Elements
12 profiles
$39,493

LaVida Massage
2 profiles
$29,500

$25,800

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

2%

1%

-4%

-6%

-11%

-24%

National Average: AU$53,761

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

Massage Therapist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Massage Therapist?

Massage Therapist in Perth:
Pros: Busy and good clientele.
Cons: Cost of living not reflective on pay.

Massage Therapist in Sydney:
"Staring on the right financial foot as a massage therapist."
Don't give away your skills for free- research the appropriate rates of income for your local area, and demand your contract be legitimate by seeking legal counsel if possible.

Key Stats for Massage Therapist

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Massage Therapist Salaries

▲17%

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
AU$54,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Massage Therapist Salaries



National Average
AU$54,000


▼6%

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 91%