Average Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) Hourly Pay

$21.85
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$498
Bonus
$4,936
Commission
$5,250
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The average hourly pay for a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) is $21.85.
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$14.93
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$21.85
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$59.55
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$15 - $60
Bonus
$97 - $8,109
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5,250
Commission
$70 - $20,608
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What Do Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT)s Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT)

4.3 out of 5
(140)
Highly Satisfied
10Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT)

The top respondents for the job title Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) are from the companies Massage Envy, Massage Envy Franchising and Self-Employed. Reported salaries are highest at Self-Employed where the average pay is $60.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Elements and Massage Elements, earning around $20.39 and $20.00, respectively. Massage Envy Franchising pays the lowest at around $17.54. Massage Envy and Massage Heights also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $18.61 and $19.00, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT)s?

Skills in Bodwork Therapy, Pain Management, Health and Wellness and Rehabilitation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT)s?

An entry-level Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.10 based on 25 salaries. An early career Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.01 based on 319 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.17 based on 188 salaries. An experienced Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.38 based on 212 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $32.
Employees with Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) in their job title in Las Vegas, Nevada earn an average of 117.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (56.7% more) and Portland, Oregon (54.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Jacksonville, Florida (10.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 840 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.0%
Early Career
38.0%
Mid Career
22.4%
Experienced
25.2%
Late Career
11.4%