Sports Massage Therapist Salary

The average rate for a Sports Massage Therapist is $27.50 per hour.

$18.49 - $75.00
$29
MEDIAN: $29.00
50%

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Hourly Data $0$150
Hourly Rate $29.00
Hourly Tips $2.86
Overtime $150.00
Annual Data $0$307K
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$39,911 - $307,734
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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Job Description for Sports Massage Therapist

Sports massage therapists are responsible for administering massages to clients who are usually athletic in either a casual or professional manner, and areas of the body that are tired or strained from playing sports are the primary focuses of their massages. Some clients may have suffered an injury in a sporting event, while others simply want to maintain optimal performance; still others are simply preparing for, or returning from, particular events.

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Sports 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.

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Sports Massage Therapist Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Sports Massage Therapist?

Sports Massage Therapist in Redondo Beach:
"This job has a shelf life, unless you modify it."
Consider how long you want to use your body to work on others'. As you age, it gets more difficult to recover from a long day of manual labor. As time goes on, you will need more advanced and cerebral ways to disseminate the information you have to share can you supplement the physical benefit you offer your clients. The perks are: higher hourly pay for a shorter shift than many jobs, the immediate gratification of helping people feel better, and problem solving satisfaction from helping resolve a physical issue with seemingly no clear cause. No stress from having to manage others, and a the ability to work the hours that work best for your family, especially if you have school aged children. To excel, learn your anatomy, physiology, kinesiology and practice your hands on training constantly. Check in with and be sensitive to your client's communication both verbal and non-verbal. Be punctual, and consistent.

Key Stats for Sports Massage Therapist

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
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