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How much do massage therapists make? 

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that massage therapists make a mean annual income of $47,350 as of May 2020, which is approximately $22.77 per hour. The lowest 10 percent of massage therapists earned less than $22,580, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $79,150.

How much do massage therapists earn in each state?

The table below compares massage therapist  salaries across states and U.S. territories (Source: BLS Occupational Employment and Wages May 2020). You can also find data for the number of massage therapists in each state as well as the number of massage therapists per 1,000 jobs—a figure that can help you determine the job's popularity in a given location. Not all locations have employment statistics. 

Massage Therapist Salary
Location
Annual Salary
in location
Employment
In location
Employment per 1,000 jobs
District of Columbia
-
90
0.138
Alaska
$82,600
510
1.728
Washington
$65,140
4110
1.287
Massachusetts
$61,790
1670
0.499
Oregon
$61,220
1490
0.825
Nebraska
$57,390
180
0.192
Hawaii
$55,700
780
1.365
Minnesota
$54,400
1470
0.541
Maine
$53,430
300
0.519
New York
$52,560
5180
0.596
Illinois
$49,940
3870
0.687
Kentucky
$49,930
740
0.414
Michigan
$49,840
1950
0.496
Wyoming
$49,760
80
0.297
New Hampshire
$49,590
350
0.563
Wisconsin
$48,190
1540
0.569
Ohio
$48,000
2240
0.435
Arkansas
$47,200
390
0.328
New Mexico
$46,050
450
0.567
Colorado
$46,020
5240
2.032
North Dakota
$45,790
140
0.344
New Jersey
$45,490
2440
0.644
Idaho
$44,860
350
0.485
Indiana
$44,780
1260
0.433
Utah
$44,250
1290
0.869
Virginia
$43,690
2450
0.662
Arizona
$43,240
2910
1.027
Tennessee
$42,560
2000
0.688
Connecticut
$42,460
940
0.607
Texas
$41,820
4440
0.367
Pennsylvania
$41,620
2490
0.452
Maryland
$41,440
1030
0.410
North Carolina
$41,220
2380
0.555
Montana
$40,070
210
0.456
West Virginia
$39,660
150
0.230
Vermont
$38,730
240
0.845
Oklahoma
$38,030
310
0.196
Missouri
$37,080
1270
0.470
Florida
$36,360
6450
0.764
Alabama
$36,300
410
0.217
South Carolina
$36,170
1600
0.794
Iowa
$36,120
570
0.389
Mississippi
$34,870
180
0.171
California
$34,400
11450
0.697
South Dakota
$30,550
150
0.367
Kansas
$29,210
340
0.253
Nevada
$28,260
1350
1.076
Rhode Island
$28,110
160
0.356
Louisiana
$23,890
500
0.277
Georgia
$23,490
2740
0.637
Puerto Rico
$19,530
50
0.067
Guam
$19,480
150
2.283