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What is the average salary for Massage Therapists in the United States?

Massage Therapists earn an average hourly wage of $20.09. Hourly wages typically start from $8.88 and go up to $34.59. Massage Therapists earn an average salary of $41,790 per year. Salaries typically start from $18,460 and go up to $71,950.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Massage Therapists in the United States earn:

$34.59 an hour $71,950 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Massage Therapists in the United States earn:

$26.02 an hour $54,120 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Massage Therapists in the United States earn:

$17.88 an hour $37,180 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Massage Therapists in the United States earn:

$12.06 an hour $25,090 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Massage Therapists in the United States earn:

$8.88 an hour $18,460 per year

Historical salary for Massage Therapists in the United States

Massage Therapist salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Massage Therapist Salary in Alaska $40.52 $84,270 # 1
Massage Therapist Salary in New York $26.46 $55,030 # 2
Massage Therapist Salary in Delaware $25.88 $53,840 # 3
Massage Therapist Salary in Hawaii $24.77 $51,510 # 4
Massage Therapist Salary in Massachusetts $24.65 $51,280 # 5
Massage Therapist Salary in Oregon $24.15 $50,240 # 6
Massage Therapist Salary in Vermont $24.04 $50,000 # 7
Massage Therapist Salary in Washington $23.87 $49,650 # 8
Massage Therapist Salary in Maryland $23.62 $49,140 # 9
Massage Therapist Salary in Connecticut $23.39 $48,650 # 10
Massage Therapist Salary in Maine $23.38 $48,630 # 11
Massage Therapist Salary in Minnesota $22.80 $47,430 # 12
Massage Therapist Salary in New Jersey $20.81 $43,280 # 13
Massage Therapist Salary in North Dakota $20.70 $43,050 # 14
Massage Therapist Salary in Colorado $20.66 $42,980 # 15
Massage Therapist Salary in Michigan $20.35 $42,330 # 16
Massage Therapist Salary in Arizona $20.34 $42,310 # 17
Massage Therapist Salary in California $20.23 $42,070 # 18
Massage Therapist Salary in Virginia $20.21 $42,050 # 19
Massage Therapist Salary in North Carolina $20.08 $41,770 # 20
Massage Therapist Salary in Rhode Island $19.98 $41,570 # 21
Massage Therapist Salary in Florida $19.76 $41,110 # 22
Massage Therapist Salary in Oklahoma $19.57 $40,710 # 23
Massage Therapist Salary in Iowa $19.51 $40,580 # 24
Massage Therapist Salary in Idaho $19.30 $40,150 # 25
Massage Therapist Salary in Ohio $18.88 $39,270 # 26
Massage Therapist Salary in Wyoming $18.68 $38,850 # 27
Massage Therapist Salary in New Hampshire $18.09 $37,630 # 28
Massage Therapist Salary in Louisiana $18.05 $37,550 # 29
Massage Therapist Salary in Tennessee $18.02 $37,480 # 30
Massage Therapist Salary in Texas $17.90 $37,230 # 31
Massage Therapist Salary in South Carolina $17.86 $37,150 # 32
Massage Therapist Salary in Utah $17.79 $37,010 # 33
Massage Therapist Salary in Kentucky $17.56 $36,530 # 34
Massage Therapist Salary in Wisconsin $16.90 $35,160 # 35
Massage Therapist Salary in Pennsylvania $16.75 $34,830 # 36
Massage Therapist Salary in Illinois $16.70 $34,740 # 37
Massage Therapist Salary in Arkansas $16.14 $33,560 # 38
Massage Therapist Salary in District of Columbia $15.99 $33,250 # 39
Massage Therapist Salary in West Virginia $15.94 $33,150 # 40
Massage Therapist Salary in Montana $15.85 $32,970 # 41
Massage Therapist Salary in New Mexico $15.68 $32,620 # 42
Massage Therapist Salary in Alabama $15.68 $32,610 # 43
Massage Therapist Salary in Georgia $15.32 $31,860 # 44
Massage Therapist Salary in South Dakota $15.14 $31,500 # 45
Massage Therapist Salary in Nebraska $15.11 $31,420 # 46
Massage Therapist Salary in Indiana $14.00 $29,120 # 47
Massage Therapist Salary in Kansas $13.62 $28,320 # 48
Massage Therapist Salary in Missouri $13.43 $27,930 # 49
Massage Therapist Salary in Nevada $12.60 $26,210 # 50
Massage Therapist Salary in Mississippi $12.29 $25,550 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics