As of 2014, the average massage therapists brought home just shy of $37,180 a year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But earnings vary greatly by location, as employers must offer higher wages in certain areas of the country to attract qualified candidates. On average, the highest wages paid in massage therapists were in Alaska, New York, Delaware, Hawaii and Massachusetts.
Salary : $18,460- $71,950
Min. Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Job Outlook 2014-24: 22% (Much faster than average)
Related Careers: Athletic Trainers, Exercise Physiologists, Chiropractors, Occupational Therapists & Physical Therapists
|Lowest Paying States for Massage Therapists|
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Data extracted on February 10, 2016