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How Much Does a Massage Therapist Earn In The United States?

Massage Therapist Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$48,000
$35,000
$48,000
$64,000
Massage therapists in the United States make an average salary of $48,236 per year or $23.19 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $35,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $64,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, California, Oregon, Nevada, and Hawaii provide the highest massage therapist salaries.
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Where Massage Therapists Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where massage therapists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Massage Therapists Earn In Different Cities?

While a massage therapist can average a salary of $48,236 per year, or $23.19 per hour, there are many opportunities for massage therapists to make more. For example, in San Jose, CA you might make $57,887 per year. Other high-paying locations include Reno, NV, Beaverton, OR and Seattle, WA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to San Jose, CA where the average starting salary is $33,000. The highest paying states for massage therapists include Alaska, California and Oregon. Meanwhile, Maine, North Carolina, and Georgia offer the lowest salaries.
Location
City
Average Salary
San Jose, CA
Salary Range43k - 76k$58k$57,887
Reno, NV
Salary Range41k - 72k$55k$54,962

Beaverton, OR

Salary Range41k - 69k$54k$53,528
Seattle, WA
Salary Range41k - 67k$53k$52,755
Phoenix, AZ
Salary Range39k - 64k$50k$50,288
Babylon, NY
Salary Range37k - 66k$50k$50,053
Philadelphia, PA
Salary Range37k - 65k$49k$49,267
Albuquerque, NM
Salary Range38k - 62k$49k$49,055
Colorado Springs, CO
Salary Range37k - 60k$48k$48,053

Olney, MD

Salary Range36k - 62k$48k$47,507
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High Paying Massage Therapist Jobs

Which Companies Pay Massage Therapists The Most?

To earn a high income as a massage therapist, working for BlackBerry or Cerner might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Virginia Mason Medical Center and Anthem report highly competitive salaries for massage therapists.
Company
Company
Average Salary
BlackBerry
Salary Range86k - 99k$93k$92,820
Cerner
Salary Range63k - 81k$72k$72,012
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Salary Range57k - 72k$64k$64,438
Anthem
Salary Range54k - 74k$64k$63,795
Soothe
Salary Range53k - 71k$62k$61,541
Reid Health
Salary Range48k - 70k$58k$58,470
University of Florida
Salary Range50k - 63k$57k$56,671
Sparrow Health System
Salary Range47k - 66k$56k$56,220
Adventist Health System
Salary Range49k - 61k$55k$55,177
McLeod Health
Salary Range45k - 66k$55k$54,926
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Massage Therapist Salary History

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    Recently Added Massage Therapist Salaries

    Location
    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Hand & Stone
    Hand & Stone
    Licensed Massage Therapist
    Licensed Massage Therapist
    Licensed Massage Therapist
    Bedford, NH
    Bedford, NH
    01/27/2021
    01/27/2021
    $35,000
    $35,000
    01/27/2021
    Massage Therapist (+ Weekends)
    Massage Therapist (+ Weekends)
    Troy, MI
    Troy, MI
    01/26/2021
    01/26/2021
    $39,653
    $39,653
    01/26/2021
    Massage Therapist
    Massage Therapist
    Marietta, GA
    Marietta, GA
    01/26/2021
    01/26/2021
    $42,120
    $42,120
    01/26/2021
    Massage Therapist
    Massage Therapist
    Stamford, CT
    Stamford, CT
    01/26/2021
    01/26/2021
    $30,000
    $30,000
    01/26/2021
    Massage Therapist
    Massage Therapist
    Jackson, MS
    Jackson, MS
    01/26/2021
    01/26/2021
    $40,000
    $40,000
    01/26/2021
    Massage Envy
    Massage Envy
    Massage Therapist-Health & Safety
    Massage Therapist-Health & Safety
    Massage Therapist-Health & Safety
    Columbus, OH
    Columbus, OH
    01/26/2021
    01/26/2021
    $35,479
    $35,479
    01/26/2021
    Massage Envy
    Massage Envy
    Massage Therapist-Health & Safety
    Massage Therapist-Health & Safety
    Massage Therapist-Health & Safety
    Omaha, NE
    Omaha, NE
    01/26/2021
    01/26/2021
    $41,740
    $41,740
    01/26/2021
    Massage Envy
    Massage Envy
    Massage Therapist
    Massage Therapist
    Massage Therapist
    Virginia Beach, VA
    Virginia Beach, VA
    01/26/2021
    01/26/2021
    $33,392
    $33,392
    01/26/2021
    Massage Therapist
    Massage Therapist
    Daphne, AL
    Daphne, AL
    01/26/2021
    01/26/2021
    $41,740
    $41,740
    01/26/2021
    Massage Therapist
    Massage Therapist
    Chattanooga, TN
    Chattanooga, TN
    01/26/2021
    01/26/2021
    $33,392
    $33,392
    01/26/2021