Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) Salary

A Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) earns an average wage of $20.00 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$15,942 - $51,766
$16K
$36K
$52K
MEDIAN: $36,009
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50%
90%

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$14.05 - $57.57
$14
$21
$58
MEDIAN: $20.69
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$0$104K
Salary $15,942 - $51,766
Bonus $600
Commission $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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$24,883 - $104,078
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 71
Hourly Data $0$57
Hourly Rate $14.05 - $57.57
Hourly Tips $1.39 - $12.74
Overtime $22.00
Annual Data $0$104K
Bonus $600
Commission $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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$24,883 - $104,078
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 261

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Job Description for Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT)

A licensed massage therapist (LMT) uses massage to help patients with pain and/or to help them relax. They use their hands to knead, rub, rock, compress, and stroke specific areas of the client's body to help relieve pain caused by stress, injuries, and surgeries, stimulating blood circulation and relaxing muscles. Some therapists also use methods such as water therapy and steam and dry heat treatments in addition to massages. There are many different styles of massage therapy, such as shiatsu, reflexology, Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, and hot stone massage, among many others. Most therapists know and use many different techniques.

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Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) Tasks

  • Greet, interview, and obtain consent from clients.
  • Promote health and wellness information to clients and the public to generate new clients.
  • Provide a clean, sanitary room, and drape clients professionally.
  • Perform massages for specified amounts of time.

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Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT)

Pay by Experience for a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) has a positive trend. An entry-level Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 174 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 98 salaries. An experienced Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 86 salaries. A Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 19 salaries.

Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT)?

Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) in Philippines:
Pros: Teach massage profession in accordance to what is needed in the industry.
Cons: Clients in wrong understanding towards the massage profession.

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Key Stats for Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT)

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$45,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) Salaries

Medical Massage
▼0%

National Average
$45,000

Deep Tissue
▼4%


Deep Tissue Massage
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 78%
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