How much does a Massage Therapist make in the United States?

Average base salary

34.6k salaries reported, updated at Sep 18, 2020
per hour

The average salary for a massage therapist is $30.08 per hour in the United States.

Most common benefits

  • Free massages
  • Wellness program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Employee discount
  • Referral program
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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Physical Therapy License
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Most common benefits for Massage Therapists

  • Free massages
  • Wellness program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Employee discount
  • Referral program
  • License reimbursement
  • Paid time off
  • Paid sick time
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Professional development assistance
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Salary satisfaction

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46% of Massage therapists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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