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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: $20.73
Statewide median: $20.07

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Massage Therapists *

Area Low Median High
U S
$13.50 $19.53 $27.97
Minnesota
$16.42 $20.73 $26.77
Central Minnesota
$13.58 $18.39 $22.90
Northeast Minnesota
$16.75 $20.69 $24.02
Northwest Minnesota
$14.75 $23.93 $27.95
Southeast Minnesota
$14.23 $17.74 $23.43
Southwest Minnesota
$16.48 $19.61 $27.76
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$16.83 $20.90 $27.18

* "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 1,960 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Massage Therapists most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in high 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 4,889 new Massage Therapists to meet market demand between 2016-2026. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Massage Therapists
Area Employment Employment Change
2016 2026 Number Percent
U S 160,300 202,400 42,100 26.3%
Minnesota 3,613 4,430 817 22.6%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2016 2026 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 327 378 51 15.6%
Northeast Minnesota 158 184 26 16.5%
Southwest Minnesota 170 172 2 1.2%
Southeast Minnesota 226 252 26 11.5%
Northwest Minnesota 276 290 14 5.1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,430 3,179 749 30.8%


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