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Massage Therapists

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $22.96
Statewide median: $18.65

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Massage Therapists *

Area Low Median High
U S
$12.32 $18.27 $26.59
Minnesota
$16.50 $22.96 $29.51
Central Minnesota
$13.64 $18.95 $25.37
Northeast Minnesota
$12.70 $17.43 $25.21
Northwest Minnesota
$12.24 $17.72 $26.07
Southeast Minnesota
$17.19 $22.98 $31.07
Southwest Minnesota
$15.71 $17.03 $18.36
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$17.02 $24.18 $30.01

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 2,450 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Massage Therapists most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in low demand.

 

Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 1,000 new Massage Therapists to meet market demand between 2012-2022. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Massage Therapists
  Employment Employment Change
2012 2022 Number Percent
U S 132,800 162,800 30,000 22.6%
Minnesota 3,577 4,202 625 17.5%
  2012 2022 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 342 396 54 15.8%
Northeast Minnesota 178 198 20 11.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,287 2,763 476 20.8%
Southeast Minnesota 279 306 27 9.7%
Southwest Minnesota 178 188 10 5.6%
Northwest Minnesota 330 368 38 11.5%


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