Registered Massage Therapist Salary

The average wage for a Registered Massage Therapist is $35.00 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$32.50 - $95.00
$60
MEDIAN: $60.00
50%

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Job Description for Registered Massage Therapist

A registered massage therapist provides massage services to both healthy and ill clients in a variety of settings. The registered massage therapist must obtain and review a client’s medical history to ensure massage therapy is an appropriate therapeutic technique for the individual. These therapists assess clients' current muscle conditions and discuss the potential for improvement with massage techniques. Massaging muscles provides courses of treatment for medical conditions, injuries, or body wellness maintenance. Massage therapists try to improve or avoid injured areas as appropriate.

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Registered 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.

Registered Massage Therapist Job Listings

Key Stats for Registered Massage Therapist

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
38%

Experience Affects Registered Massage Therapist Salaries

Experienced
▲10%

National Average
$70,000

Entry-Level
▼34%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%