The average pay for a Massage Therapist is $18.99 per hour.
The average pay for a Massage Therapist is $30,000 per year.
|Hourly Rate||$16.73 - $34.90|
|Hourly Tips||$3.46 - $66.22|
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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).)
|$29,361 - $81,580|
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.Read More...
Massage therapists often work in spas, health clubs, and hotels, and many work independently. Most massage therapists work on their own, so it is important that they develop a client-base and establish themselves as professionals; those who can maintain client-bases over the years may have highly successful careers.
Although educational requirements are not strict for this position, many states require that massage therapists are licensed; this varies from state to state, and some may be more stringent than others. There is a variety of schools which offer training in massage therapy nationwide.
There are no set hours for a massage therapist, as their hours depend heavily on their clientele and when they are needed. Many massage therapists work throughout the day, sometimes in the evening and nights, and often on weekends. Many also opt to do massage therapy as a part-time job to supplement income. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)
- 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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