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Massage Therapists

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

This career: $19.43
Statewide median: $18.15

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Massage Therapists

Area Low Median High
U S
$8.86 $17.40 $34.40
Minnesota
$10.19 $19.43 $35.27
Central Minnesota
$8.97 $13.27 $37.22
Northeast Minnesota
$9.65 $14.03 $28.02
Northwest Minnesota
$8.80 $21.17 $29.95
Southeast Minnesota
$13.51 $22.58 $34.65
Southwest Minnesota
$12.55 $16.35 $21.67
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$10.29 $19.88 $35.65

"Low" indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 2,250 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Massage Therapists most often work?

 

Current Demand

This career is currently in high demand.

 

Future Demand   

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

There will be a need for about 1,440 new Massage Therapists to meet market demand between 2010-2020. 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 153,700 184,600 30,900 20.1%
Minnesota 3,427 4,303 876 25.6%
  2010 2020 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 324 419 95 29.3%
Northeast Minnesota 133 163 30 22.6%
Northwest Minnesota 341 438 97 28.4%
Southeast Minnesota 298 365 67 22.5%
Southwest Minnesota 198 243 45 22.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,150 2,679 529 24.6%


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