The average rate for a Massage Therapist is C$35.61 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$26,715 - C$68,390
C$27K
C$41K
C$68K
MEDIAN: C$40,998
10%
50%
90%
C$15.15 - C$79.98
C$15
C$39
C$80
MEDIAN: C$39.38
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$155K
Salary C$26,715 - C$68,390
Bonus C$260
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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C$29,991 - C$155,023
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 111
Hourly Data C$0C$79
Hourly Rate C$15.15 - C$79.98
Hourly Tips C$0.25 - C$9.74
Overtime C$15.00
Annual Data C$0C$155K
Bonus C$260
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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C$29,991 - C$155,023
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 205

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 C$53,000 based on 107 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 C$54,000 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Massage Therapist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$97,000 based on 33 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 C$108,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$60,350

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

Key Stats for Massage Therapist

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Massage Therapist Salaries

Late-Career
▲79%

Experienced
▲60%

National Average
C$60,000

▼11%

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
no benefits
None: 60%