Average Massage Therapist Salary

Here is a collection of estimated Average Massage Therapist Salary from various web sites and associations. Each listing has a separate way of compiling their information. I think you will find this interesting.

Salary.com uses a salary wizard and says that the median expected salary for a typical massage therapist in the United States is $45,887. This information is very current and is based on 2009 information.

Payscale.com places an average massage therapist salary at between $26,579 and $72,250. Their income is based on where you live in the United States.

Indeed.com - “One Search . . All Jobs” is this site’s slogan. This information is up-to-date - to the given day. They give an average salary to be $58,000 at the time of this article.

Naturalhealers.com - this is a great site - states that the average massage therapist charges $58 for a one hour massage, earns an average of $39 an hour with an annual income of $29,250 based on working 15 hours per week. . . These statistics are based on the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics for the 2004-2005 year time frame.

Alliedhealthschools.com reports that human resources data from March 2009 places the middle 50 percent of massage therapists at between $37,502 and $56,788 annually.

SimplyHired.com “Job Search Made Simple” uses a salary calculator and zeros in on specific locations around the United States to give an idea of average massage therapist salary. On this site you can enter your city, state or zip code and it will crunch the numbers for you. The example they have on their page at the time of this search is Sunriver, Oregon showing an estimated $34,000 annual average.

Degreedirectory.org has an article that discusses average salary for massage therapist and compares it by age of the therapist. This article states that a Massage Therapist that is between 25 to 44 years old will earn a salary of $30,339, while a therapist that is 44 to 65 years old will make $23,583

Spabeautyed.com has a table showing several professions in the category similar to massage therapy and shows annual incomes for these fields compared to massage therapist incomes. This is a good site to visit to get ideas of a diversified spa and beauty business that includes massage therapy. Some professions mentioned are Aromatherapist, average annual salary of between $15,000 and $45,000 Hairstylist - $30,000 to $50,000 and Nail Technician $12,000 to $32,000. Spabeautyed.com shows an annual income of between $10,000 and $60,000 for a Massage Therapist.

The-Travel-Nurse.com provides some in depth information on salary for the massage therapist. This site displays tables to comparing top employers by industry, highest massage therapist salary by industry, areas around the United States where you can find the where the most jobs are providing employment count, hourly mean wage, and annual mean wage (interesting). The-Travel-Nurse.com goes further into detail and shows data on highest massage salary by state and highest metropolitan massage therapist salary. This site places the average therapist annual income at between $14,340 and $84,050.

Salarylist.com gives a list of companies that hire massage therapists and what the specific job pays for a salary at that particular company. The list that I looked at was primarily from New York - along the east coast states and around to Texas. Salaries on this site show a high of $52,000 and a low of $20,600

There are many resourceful web sites that discuss what a massage therapist can expect for a working salary. Search for yourself with keywords “Average Massage Therapist Salary”.

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