Massage therapist

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How much does a Massage Therapist make in New York, NY?

Average base salary
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191 salaries reported, updated at Mar 16, 2020
$42.01
per hour
The average salary for a massage therapist is $42.01 per hour in New York, NY.
39% higher
than national average
Most common benefits
  • Free massages
  • Flexible schedule
  • Wellness program
  • Employee discount
  • Referral program

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Salaries by years of experience in New York, NY

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Most common benefits for Massage Therapists

  • Free massages
  • Flexible schedule
  • Wellness program
  • Employee discount
  • Referral program
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401(k) matching
  • Disability insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance

Salary satisfaction

Based on 5,232 ratings

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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What types of massage should I learn to perform?

According to WebMD, the most commonly requested massage is the Swedish massage. Swedish massage generally involves light pressure over the entire body; the focus is relaxation. Sports massage, trigger point therapy and active release therapy are common in places that focus on sports medicine or injury rehabilitation. Reflexology and hot stone massage are common in spas.

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