Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Massage Therapist make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$55,125 / yrTotal Pay
$51,313 / yrBase Pay
$3,812 / yrAdditional Pay

$55,125

 / yr
$33K$92K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Massage Therapist is $55,125 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $51,313 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $3,812 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Massage Therapist

$55,125 /yr
Massage Therapist
$71,948 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Massage Therapist

Some related job titles are Esthetician Salaries with median pay of $66,038, Registered Massage Therapist Salaries with median pay of $84,652, SPA Receptionist Salaries with median pay of $43,252, Certified Massage Therapist Salaries with median pay of $56,034.

Top Paying Companies

For a Massage Therapist in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Massage Therapist in United States. Employers include DORN, #TeamLaszlo and Equinox.

1
DORN
$94,690/yr
4
Shànt Wellness
$68,454/yr
8
$64,839/yr

Top Paying Industries

For a Massage Therapist in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Massage Therapist in United States are Media & Communication with a median total pay of $67,896, Arts, Entertainment & Recreation with a median total pay of $62,494, Management & Consulting with a median total pay of $59,239, Healthcare with a median total pay of $59,091, and Human Resources & Staffing with a median total pay of $56,784.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Media & CommunicationMedia & Communication$67,896

    17% Higher than other industries

  • Arts, Entertainment & RecreationArts, Entertainment & Recreation$62,494

    10% Higher than other industries

  • Management & ConsultingManagement & Consulting$59,239

    5% Higher than other industries

  • HealthcareHealthcare$59,091

    4% Higher than other industries

  • Human Resources & StaffingHuman Resources & Staffing$56,784

    1% Higher than other industries

Media & Communication

The top paying company in Media & Communication for Massage Therapist is Self Opportunity.

Self OpportunitySelf Opportunity$67,896/yr

Recent Salaries Shared

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Massage Therapist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$100,816

/hr

$16 | $101K

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Massage Therapist

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$115,219

/hr

$19 | $115K

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Licensed Massage Therapist

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$20,025

/hr

$25 | $20K

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Licensed Massage Therapist

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$155,100

/yr

$93K | $62K

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Licensed Massage Therapist

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$32

/hr

$22 | $10

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Licensed Massage Therapist

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$25,600

/yr

$22K | $4K

Submitted Yesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Licensed Massage Therapist

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$19

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Licensed Massage Therapist

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$57,618

/hr

$18 | $58K

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
LMT MMT

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$50,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday

Massage Therapist pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Massage Therapist is $51,313 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Massage Therapist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3233 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Massage Therapist employees.

The highest salary for a Massage Therapist in United States is $84,739 per year.

The lowest salary for a Massage Therapist in United States is $31,073 per year.

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